SBS 2003 Add User Wizard Error

I have inherited a SBS 2003 based network from a previous contract based administrator. Although my Windows Networking knowledge is weak, here is what I surmise: Basically, he installed SBS, then instead of configuring it using the nifty build-in tools, he bypassed all that and set it up manually.


When I attempt to add a user using the "Add User" link under Server Management>Users I get the following verbatim error:

"Add User Wizard
The required organizational units do not exist and are required by the wizard.  Run Small Business Server setup again, and reinstall the administration component"

So, if I do this, will it wipe out everything on the server? What are the dangers. This server has accounting software running on it and I'm concerned.


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You will not lose any data on the SBS server by reinstalling components.

This article explains how to reinstall Management consoles:

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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasyPrincipal ConsultantCommented:
I'm afraid that the above answer isn't directly correct... but the link to http:Q_22037312.html does provide you with a clue of what the problem is.  More than likely, the person who installed the server ignored the SBS's basic AD structure and may have even renamed the MyBusiness OU.

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