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When you attempt to join a Microsoft Windows 2000-based client to a Microsoft Windows NT 4.0-based or Windows 2000-based domain, you may receive the following error message:
The following error occurred validating the name "domain". The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.
This error message can occur if the client is configured with the IP address of a Domain Name System (DNS) server that does not support SRV records, or if the DNS server responds with an unexpected response to the client's query for a SRV record.
To resolve this issue, use the appropriate method:
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/232025/EN-US/ )Description of the DNS SRV Resource Record Type