This section will focus on some common problems that we’ve come across over the years, along with information on how to recognize these situations and how best to solve the problems.
The vast majority of problems found in Active Directory can be directly attributed to DNS errors or DNS configuration. This is especially common when there is more then one domain in Active Directory. Consider, for example, a common configuration where a placeholder root domain was brought up to protect the enterprise-level accounts. We’ll call this placeholder root
corp.root. As a peer to
corp.root is the account domain
companyabc.com. In this configuration, there are four ...