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Group Policy replication not working

I have two DC's, one running 2003 R2 SP1, the other running 2003 SP1 both are Standard edition.  I'm not seeing any replication errors.  If I make a change in AD to a GPO it doesn't change on the other server so say a firewall policy to shut off the XP firewall is implented on one server, but it does not update on the other server even if I go to sites and services and force a replication.  Any ideas???  DCdiag won't work on the 2003 SP1 server, says it isn't there.  Do I need to install the admin tools or something??
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Shift-3Commented:
DCDIAG is part of the Server 2003 Support Tools.  These can be found on your 2003 install CD, or updated versions can be downloaded from here:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=96A35011-FD83-419D-939B-9A772EA2DF90
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cjohnsen2Commented:
Replication Monitor (replmon.exe) is also part of the 2003 support tools and would be able to help you diagnose and correct your problem as well.
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kgbsdAuthor Commented:
ok, I updated the support tools, installed replmon and have it open.  Now what?
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kgbsdAuthor Commented:
There were no errors in the dcdiag from either DC.
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kgbsdAuthor Commented:
I did a GPO status from replmon.exe and all of the versions show the same which is impossible.  I can look at them through the GPO manager and they definitely are not the same.
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cjohnsen2Commented:
Use the instructions at the following link to enable replication logging, then run a manual replication of all servers (near the bottom of the page).  Check the log to see if there are any failures that stand out at you.

http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/691910f2-a6a7-4ced-984e-972aec2cbdd21033.mspx?mfr=true

If this doesn't help, post the replmon.log file here so I can see it.
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kgbsdAuthor Commented:
I don't see anything about doing a manual sync.
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