Users unable to logon after switch to windows 2003 domain from windows nt4.0
Posted on 2006-06-15
this is extermemly urgent, as per instructions in an attempt to upgrade our domain to active directory/win2003 server i introducted a temp nt 4.0 server to our nt domain and prompoted to pdc, i then took it off line and upgraded to 2003 server, all appeared to be ok but now users are finding they can log on but cna't connect to another windows 2003 server which contains all application data etc. the only other change to the server that they can't log into is that i prompoted it to a global catalog server. help! there are two nt 4.0 bdc's on online (mail server) and one offline in case of problems!
users are getting the following error when attempting to access a network drive : r:\is not accessible.
an attempt was made to logon, but the network logon server was not started.
i noticed that the netlogon service on the existing server tha tusers can't access is stopped and reports the following error when i try to start it : could not stat the ntelogon server on local computer. error 1355 : the specified domain does not exist.
any help would be greatly appreciated. tony