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Recreate SYSVOL share

Job: Retire old win2k domain controller and replace with Win2k3 domain controller
Here is my series of events:
Added new Win2k3 domain controller to Win2k domain.
All was fine except sysvol would not replicate to new server.
Tried the BURFLAGS reg entry change. Did not work
BIG PROBLEM:
Somenow I lost both sysvol dir's.( no backup)
I need to recreate from scratch the sysvol dir on the Win2k3 server and sieze all roles.
The users can still logon to the network but I can't run my logon scripts to point them to the new server.
The Win2k3 machine is recognized as a domain controller.
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wwilkins9898
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PlaceboC6Commented:
On the 2003 server,  use DCGPOFIX to rebuilt the default domain polices.  This is typically used as a last resort as it builds only the Default Domain and Default Domain Controller Policies.

You will want to run it with the /ignoreschema switch

http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/48872034-1907-4149-b6aa-9788d38209d21033.mspx?mfr=true
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JimboEfxCommented:
You can rebuild the sysvol folder:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315457

This is not a trival article or procedure and should only be used as a last resort.
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wwilkins9898Author Commented:
I did a test run on the Win2k box with the 2k veriosn an it did nothing. I don't have any GPO's in use (just default)and the install is ~standard as it gets. This should recreate the sysvol share on the Win2k3 domain controller? All I need to do is xfer roles a create scripts?
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PlaceboC6Commented:
Which did you try? DCGPOFIX?

You might have to do the regedit to force even a blank sysvol to be shared.

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Netlogon\Parameters
Sysvol ready  change from 0 to 1

Restart the File Replication Service and the NEtlogon service.

Then run DCGPOFIX

Then undo the registry change and reboot
(SET BACK TO 0,  this is important)
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wwilkins9898Author Commented:
RecreateDefpol.EXE
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PlaceboC6Commented:
Give what I suggested in my last post a try.  I've rebuilt a bunch of missing SYSVOL's using this method (when there is no backup).
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wwilkins9898Author Commented:
I will try it tomorrow. Thanks
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PlaceboC6Commented:
Sounds good.  No problem.
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Milan_OjhCommented:
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wwilkins9898Author Commented:
Looks like the policys are there but no scripts share
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PlaceboC6Commented:
You might have to create the scripts folder and restart the services again.

Should be c:\windows\sysvol\sysvol\domain\

You will see a policies folder
Create a scripts folder next to it.

Try restarting FRS and Netlogon services.
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PlaceboC6Commented:
Any luck?
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wwilkinsCommented:
I've been really busy... That simple, just create the folder?
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PlaceboC6Commented:
Create the folder,  and restart the FRS and Netlogon services to see if it is shared.

Should be in the path listed in my post 20809231
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