troubleshooting Question

Win2k policies / login scripts are not running at remote offices (different IP subnet)

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Hi there,

we have a Win2k Active Directory environment, with some old legacy NT4 servers still performing some things such as DNS etc.

I have a problem whereby our regional offices aren't having the global policy applied to them (or the login script specified by the same policy.)

I have a sneaky feeling it's all something to do with IP (WINS?) but I have only a basic understanding of it so don't really know where to start.

I will post 2 IPConfigs; my one from our office, and another one from one of the regional offices: -

Mine:
                IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.10.50.1

      Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.0.0.0

      Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.10.1.1

      DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.10.10.2

      DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.10.10.1
      Primary WINS Server . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1

Regional:
                IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.3.3

      Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0

      Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.3.254

      DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.3.254

      DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : (external)
      Primary WINS Server . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1

The only thing I can think of is that the subnet masks in the regions are too restrictive; but I think I remember changing this manually one day a looong time ago as a test and then basically couldn't log on.

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