Ok here goes. am sort of new to this so be nice.
We have a windows server 2008 on a site, lets call this Site A.
we ran up a new windows 2008 server at site A - install > dcpromo > join existing domain > specified domain to join e.g abc.local > all went well.
We then ran up a second server and took it to site B and ran DCPROMO same as above but the domain was not found.
we can access the server on site A via it's IP address but not it's server name as required by dcpromo.
At this point I think DNS.
I install DNS role on new server at site B and this is where I start to fumble around in the dark a little.
So I try New > forward lookup > Secondary zone > enter the IP of main server on site A click out of the box and the wizard shows the server name and a tick to say its verified, I then finish the wizrd.
When I browse the new zone there has been an error and a message says that it was not copied from the master.
And I am stuck.
Tech desk say's take the server back to site > DCPROMO > join domain then they get a bit fuzzy with the details and suggest sites and services and add subnets? erm Lo