Just solved my problem with RIS clients not joining the domain following our recent upgrade to Windows Server 2008 on our domain controllers. Aside from the obvious checking that you have got correct DNS, DHCP, domain names, etc check out the following Microsoft KB Article. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942564 Look for the following lines in your NetSetup.log file
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Just sorted sound and USB device access with my ThinStation deployment. I inserted the following lines to the thinstation.conf.buildtime file and it all started to work. USB_STORAGE_SYNC=On USB_MOUNT_DIR=”/mnt/usbdevice” SESSION_0_RDESKTOP_OPTIONS=”-r disk:USBDrive=/mnt/usbdevice -r sound:local” Make sure too that you have the necessary modules included for storage device and USB access in the build.conf file. 5 people found
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As I am currently unable to get my Windows Installations to work correctly over RIS (note: this means the last attempt didn’t work…), I thought I would give a go to installing ThinStation using RIS, and for machine without PXE boot roms, a USB stick installer. I thought from the outset that this would be
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Just had a look at this problem again. Remembered the netsetup.log file that can be found in C:\Windows\Debug. Found more information: 08/17 09:25:02 NetpValidateName: checking to see if ‘ABCDE’ is valid as type 3 name 08/17 09:25:02 NetpCheckDomainNameIsValid for ‘ABCDE’ returned 0x54b 08/17 09:25:02 NetpCheckDomainNameIsValid [ Exists ] for ‘ABCDE’ returned 0x54b This indicates a problem
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I have just completed upgrading a Windows 2003 domain to Windows 2008. All has gone swimmingly. Everything seems to be working, apart from one thing: RIS. Not working is a bit extreme. I can load the CIW, enter in all of the details such as computer name, OU, and choose the image that I want
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Hi, Finally sat down and got this site sorted! Just wish it hadn’t taken 3 weeks to sit down and click half a dozen buttons to make it work. Anyhow, this blog will look at some of the things that I find, weird, wonderful and downright confusing. In a hope that at some point it
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