|Thank you for your reply. I did indeed try to setup AD DC with "name.local" but still no luck. :-(|
This is what I get under Server Manager:
The local domain controller could not connect with the following domain controller hosting the following directory partition to resolve distinguished names.
1355 The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.
Event ID: 1844
And this is what I get when i try to connect of of the client machines to the domain:
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 following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate an Active Directory Domain Controller (AD DC) for domain "veljan.local":
The error was: "DNS name does not exist."
(error code 0x0000232B RCODE_NAME_ERROR)
The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.veljan.local
Common causes of this error include the following:
- The DNS SRV records required to locate a AD DC for the domain are not registered in DNS. These records are registered with a DNS server automatically when a AD DC is added to a domain. They are updated by the AD DC at set intervals. This computer is configured to use DNS servers with the following IP addresses:
- One or more of the following zones do not include delegation to its child zone:
. (the root zone)