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I have a small network of window server 2003 and window XP in virtual box both are virtual machine. I configured the DNS and give correct result when I type the " nslookup " command in server 2003 but when I type the command in XP it give the error " Unknown server" and due to this I Can't join the XP machine in the server . So how I troubleshoot this problem,to join the XP machine in 2003 server,please help

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How is the network configured. We need more info to help. – Dave M Aug 22 '12 at 16:04
What is your IP configuration of the server and the client? We need more info to answer you better... – Darius Aug 22 '12 at 16:16

Looks up DNS server in your settings for all the connections. Ping/TraceRt those servers. See which one fails.

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I already checked the ping and trace route they worked well but nslookup from the xp give the error " Unknown server" due to this xp does not join in the server – Dawood Said Aug 22 '12 at 19:55

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