Re: RAS can't find PDC

Mitchell B. Wagers ( (no email) )
Fri, 09 Jan 1998 09:48:01 -0800

Log on with DUN, just as normal. while it's logged on, have someone REMOVE
taht Machine from the domain. Then ADD that machine back to the domain, it
sounds like you lost the SID somewhere....

At 09:24 AM 1/9/98 -0800, you wrote:
>This is exactly what I'm doing. From a cold boot, I log on and select the
>"Use Dial Up Networking" checkbox. It logs me right in alright, but it
>won't sync with the PDC. I've tried moving the PDC around too. If I move
>it to a different box than it was on when I installed NT on the new box,
>the new (DUN) box says "Can't find PDC on //machinename. Then, if I move
>the PDC back to that original box mentioned above, it just says "Can't find
>At 07:38 PM 1/8/98 -0800, you wrote:
>>You have to "Logon" to the machine via DUN, otherwise it doesn't
>>authenticate the SIDS and create the network connection needed.
>>So, when you log on, you have to Click "Use Dial-Up Networking" and it will
>>dial just as DUN does, authenticating you with your authentication system,
>>and then authenticating you with the PDC. However, you don't have to have
>>a BDC to use User Manager.
>>At 03:50 PM 1/8/98 -0800, you wrote:
>>>I set up a new machine, while it was connected to my ethernet, as a BDC. I
>>>want to take it home to do admin when necessary. But when I dial into my
>>>RAS box, it connects normally, but when I pull up User or Server Manager, I
>>>get a message saying that it can't find the PDC.
>>>Any suggestions?
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