Test that the vCenter Server Appliance can successfully locate an Active Directory server for a given Active Directory domain.

1

Log in to the vCenter Server Appliance Linux console as root.

2

Look up the Service Location record (SVR) for the Active Directory domain by running the /opt/likewise/bin/lw-get-dc-name command.

/opt/likewise/bin/lw-get-dc-name exampledomain.com

The domain information, including the IP address of and Active Directory server is listed.

3

Validate that the forward and reverse DNS entries for the listed Active Directory domain server's IP address are consistent.