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Unable to add Active Directory Domain

Created: 04 May 2012 | 1 comment

I inherited an AD domain created by a vendor that doesn't have a top-level domain (no .com, .local, etc).

The NetBIOS name matches AD domain name (?!).

When I try to add the domain, I receive the error:

The domain name must contain at least one label or hostname followed by a dot and a top-level domain name, such as

I would rather not rename the domain.

Any suggestions?

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CraigV's picture

Hi Dan,

Any reason why you want to add the domain? You can just as well add the servers via name/IP (I use IP to get around DNS issues that may crop up)...this is done via a custom selection list...


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