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Microsoft, Server, 2003--Shutting down and boot up take 30-40 minutes

build18er asked
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
whenever i reboot my server (ad server, exchange, dns, dhcp), it takes around 15 minutes to shut down, and then once it reboots, it take 15-25 minutes for me to get to a login prompt.  what is causing it to take so long?
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i am getting the 1054 error on the domain controller itself,   tried netdiag /fix, still no luck.  any ideas?
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What is the source of the 1054 error - it can just indicate the DHCP server shutting down, which may be normal if the server is shutting down. See http://www.eventid.net/display.asp?eventid=1054&source=


no, it happens randomly throughout the day. still trying to find the cause

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