> Sorry for being to vague. > > Here is the XP Pro error I get when I try to join the domain. > A domian controller for the domain admin could not be contacted. > Esure that the domain name is typed correctly. > If the name is correct, click on the Details for troubleshooting > information. > > Details: > > Note: This information is intended for a network administrator. If you are > not your network's administrator, notify the administrator that you received > this information, which has been recorded in the file > C:\WINDOWS\debug\dcdiag.txt. > The domain name admin might be a NetBIOS domain name. If this is the case, > verify that the domain name is properly registered with WINS. > If you are certain that the name is not a NetBIOS domain name, then the > following information can help you troubleshoot your DNS configuration. > An error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) > resource record used to locate a domain controller for domain admin. > The error was: "No records found for given DNS query." > (error code 0x0000251D DNS_INFO_NO_RECORDS) > The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.admin > For more information, click Help. > > Here is the testparm -sv you requested. > > For a short explaination of the IP's listed. We have two domains. > One served by 192.168.6.1 and one by 192.168.5.1. I am currantly upgrading > the 192.168.6. network to Windows 7. Or atleast trying. 192.168.4.1 is our > gatway and the two servers listed above act as file servers and routers for > their domains. I hope that makes sence. > It seems, that the samba domain controller 192.168.6.1 fails to register with the WINS server - 192.168.4.1, and the XP station cannot locate it. You'd better post your smb.conf file and verify if the domain controller registers with WINS server. Best regards, Alexander.