Windows 2000 Domain SP4 50% utilization

Posted on 2004-11-23
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
I have a problem with a AD domain and two domain controllers. I believe it is related to AD replication. After a short(4+
hours) period of time one of the domain contollers runs at 50% CPU and requires a reboot. OS: Win2k with SP4.

The problem initially began last Thursday when the SYSVOL environment disappeared off one of the servers. I have eventlogs pertaining to this and will add more details to this question.

Current status: the servers are being rebooted constantly to allow user login. Any suggestions, questions or pointers would be most helpful.

Question by:15moorgate
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    What service is utilizing all the CPU power??? Do you see any events within the Event Viewer (if this is indeed replication problem, it should create events in event viewer)...

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    Image Name: System, PID=8. This is the process that is using CPU. There are no further events logged since last week. I have logged this call on behalf of a collegue. He will provide me with the original Event that was logged last week. Let me know if I can provide any more details. Thanks.
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    Yes, please do.. If you don't have any events that show you why these problems occur, it's like looking for a needle in a haystack.. This can be a lot of things, from a disrupted Windows version till a hardware problem... Did you know what happened just before this problem occured??? And maybe some events .. ;)

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