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When you try to establish a trust between Windows 2000 domains, you receive an error message similar to one of the following:
RPC server was unavailable
Information from the primary domain controller name for the domain cannot be obtained because the RPC server is unavailable.
This issue occurs because the DNS service cannot locate server resources on the domain with which you are trying to establish the trust.
To resolve this issue, add a secondary DNS zone to support name resolution. To do so, follow these steps:
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312003/EN-US/ )Unable to Establish an Explicit Trust Between Windows 2000-Based Domains