RE: error found after dc demote

Discussion in 'Microsoft Windows 2000 Active Directory' started by Meinolf Weber, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. Hello patrick,

    You didn't say anything about your DNS setup on all machines. Seem's to be
    a replication problem. How is DNS configured? Also check with dcdiag and
    netdiag on all DC's for errors.

    Best regards

    Meinolf Weber
    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers
    no rights.

    > I'also found that I can't find the sysvol folder when I use the
    > following format in that server:
    > \\domain_name.test\
    > any ideas?
    > Thanks
    > Patrick
    > "Patrick" wrote:
    >> Thanks for your help.
    >> Config
    >> AD01 (First install DC) win 2000 sp3, all operation master are here
    >> and GC
    >> also
    >> AD05 (2nd install DC) win 2000 sp4, GC also
    >> AD06 (3rd install DC) win 2000 sp4
    >> Exchange 2003 run on win 2k3 (no any service pack)
    >> Pusepose: I want to demote AD01 and transfer all FMSO to AD05.
    >> Then I did the following steps:
    >> 1. use ntdsutil to transfer all FMSO to AD05 (no erro found)
    >> 2. Then I demote AD01.
    >> 3. Then I got the following errors in event viewer on windows servers
    >> and
    >> XP: (Win2k3, winxp)
    >> Windows cannot access the file gpt.ini for GPO
    >> CN={31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9},CN=Policies,CN=System,DC=hk
    >> cec,DC=nws. The file must be present at the location
    >> <\\hkcec.nws\sysvol\hkcec.nws\Policies\{31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04
    >> FB984F9}\gpt.ini>. (The system cannot find the file specified. ).
    >> Group Policy processing aborted.
    >> What's the effect of this error?
    >> How can I fix it?
    >> Thanks for your help
    >> Patrick
    Meinolf Weber, Sep 27, 2007
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