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You may not be able to add a second name space server in the DFS console in Windows 2003 R2


Author: Thierry MILLE MVP

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Summary

When you try to add a second name space server you get the error message "Computer [name] does not belong to domain [domain]" during the verify server name task.

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Resolution

To workaround about this problem you can :
- Create a share at first level in the name space, then create secondary level for the DFS namespace for all servers
- Use dfsgui.msc (old console) to add root targets
- Use the command line tool DFSUTIL to create the root target: dfsutil =/AddFtRoot /Server:<server name> /Share:<share name>

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Keywords: KB556082, kbhowto, kbpubtypecca, kbpubmvp

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Article Info
Article ID : 556082
Revision : 1
Created on : 5/7/2008
Published on : 5/7/2008
Exists online : False
Views : 121