Re: SUBNET QUESTION

Discussion in 'MCSE' started by Brendon Rogers, Aug 21, 2003.

  1. Consider setting up a WINS server otherwise you are going to have all sorts
    of browsing and name resolution issues.

    "Jimbo" <> wrote in message
    news:bi0h8q$ekq$...
    > Please help:
    >
    > Domain1 consists of 2 NT 4 Servers, one a PDC and one a BDC. There are 8
    > Workstations in the domain.
    >
    > The IP range is from 192.1.165.1 to 192.1.165.255.
    > The subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.
    > The Default Gateway is 192.1.165.X (this is a router interface).
    >
    > Although DNS is employed on the network, it is supplied by another part of
    > the company and is used purely for internet name resolution. There are no
    > entries for any of the devices in DNS. Name resolution is done via the

    HOST
    > and ALMOST files.
    >
    > Domain1 has expanded to another site and is on a different subnet:
    >
    > The IP range is from 192.1.166.1 to 192.1.166.255.
    > The subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.
    > The Default Gateway is 192.1.166.X (this is a router interface).
    >
    > 15 Windows XP professional workstations are to be connected to Domain1.
    >
    > The problem:
    >
    > From one of the XP devices you can ping both Default Gateways and the

    Domain
    > controller. However when you try to join the domain an error message comes
    > back saying "the domain "Domain1" cant be contacted, either it is not
    > available or does not exist" (or word to that effect).
    >
    > There is an entry in LMHOST file on the XP box's:
    >
    > 192.1.165.XX SERVER1 #PRE #DOM:DOMAIN1
    >
    > Having looked on other newsgroups one possible problem may be that a route
    > has not been set-up on the routers to enable the two subnets to

    communicate.
    > If this is so, can I check this from the XP workstations ? (the routers

    are
    > managed by a third party)
    >
    > Any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated
    >
    > TIA
    >
    > Jim
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
     
    Brendon Rogers, Aug 21, 2003
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