We have one SBS Server 2003 domain server which is used by 30 clients which are all using XP Pro. No Exchange is being used at this time. The DC has 2 250gig SATA drives which are mirrored. Active Directory is completely corrupt and unusable. I am going to blow away the server tonight and reinstall the SBS Server OS on the same box, same domain name, same server name, same DNS and DHCP settings as before. All updates will be performed. There are a number of partitions that are set up as department partitions ie: Accounts, Production and Exports etc, now I will remove all user permissions before the reinstall of C-Drive where the OS resides. My concern is rejoining the workstations to the domain without causing any major issues with the users!! :) Wouls I be correct in doing the following:
1. On each workstation, run the Files and Settings Tranfer Wizard
2. disjoin the workstations from the domain to a workgroup
3. rejoin the workstations to the domain
4 run the Files and Settings Tranfer wizard
Is this correct? or am I missing a key factor that will cause problems
I have to have this all completed tonight by 7 am tomorrow
Your advise would be most appreciated.