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Synchronize Entire Domain

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Hi,

In NT 4.0 we have Server Manager to do force Synchronization Entire Domain, but  in Windows 2000 where can we do the same function ?

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oricks earned 100 total points
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In Administrative tools, open Active Directory Sites and Services. Under sites -> default-first-site-name -> servers you will see a list of your domain controllers. Open your PDC -> NTDS Settings and on the right side you will see your other domain controllers. Right click on one and choose "replicate now". repeat with other DC's.

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by:msctec
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In Windows 2000 when you switch to native mode you will be unable to force replication. I was not sure whether you were in native or mixed from your message.
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by:khairi
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Yes, I found the Replicate Now, but it prompt that my RPC Server is not available

I done the same thing at my PDC and telling me that It will replicate on the next opportunity

I will grade the answer if the command working or not ...

I'm in a mixed mode
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by:oricks
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Try to restart the two "remote procedure call" services on the DC's. Also, make sure the DC's are using the domain's DNS as the primary.
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by:oricks
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Also, be sure that the DC's are set to the same time. An RPC error could occur if they are off by too much.

Rick
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by:oricks
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If your problem still exists, check for any DNS errors in your event logs. I had a similar problem and once I got my DNS servers running smoothly, the RPC errors disappeared.

Rick
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by:kupriaa1
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check for DNS errors however when dealing with replication, patience is always a key.  
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by:khairi
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Yes, DNS is the problem ... I cant even to nslookup to my server that having problem on replication.  Still checking on the DNS

What basic thing to check so that the DNS can be replicate correct between to site ?  Both DNS server can ping each other and successfully configure during the first time ?
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by:kupriaa1
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There is a replication monitor tool found on the Advanced Server disk that will allow you to Examine replication at the various partitions of Active Directory.  It should be in the tools folder (look for setup)  Also check what type of Dns Zones you have and what they are setup as.  Microsoft recommends that you use Active Directory Integrated zones with dynamic updates.  Make sure both zones on the Dns Servers are configured this way.  Also check to make sure that you have the same records in both DNS servers.  Do you have router/firewall between the DNS Servers? Also try pointing both Domian Controllers to one DNS server.
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