Microsoft KB Archive/926734

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Article ID: 926734

Article Last Modified on 11/1/2006


  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)


Consider the following scenario. You run the Netdiag.exe command-line tool to diagnose the network. You do not specify any switch when you run Netdiag.exe. In this scenario, the DC list test fails. Additionally, you receive the following error message:

DC list test . . . . . . . . . . . : Failed
Failed to enumerate DCs by using the browser.


To work around this problem, use either of the following methods.

Method 1

Specify a /test switch to perform a DC list test only. To do this, type the following command at the command prompt:

Netdiag /test:Dclist

Method 2

Use either of the following editions of the Microsoft Product Support Reporting Tool to run a DC list test:

  • Directory Services Edition (Mpsrpt_dirsvc.exe)
  • Network Edition (Mpsrpt_network.exe)

To download the Microsoft Product Support Reporting Tool, visit the following Microsoft Web site:


For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

818742 Overview of the Microsoft Configuration Capture Utility (MPS_REPORTS)


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Keywords: kbtshoot kbprb KB926734