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Recovery of SYSVOL policies and NETLOGON shares

Posted on 2009-04-28
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I recently had to wipe my primary server due to server errors (refer my only other question), however before I wiped the server (my only DC) I was able to add another DC online. Unfortunately, it would not allow me to transfer the FSMO roles, so I had to shut the original server (henceforth known as Svr1) and seize the all of the roles, that process was successful. Since, I have been able to do much more, since I was having replication errors, but the only error I have left is my SYSVOL is practically empty (read: 1 folder named to my domain name) and my netlogon doesn't exist.

I've read through these articles, followed them to the letter, to no avail. Let me know if you have any ideas or need any more info.

Question by:blizzard907
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Author Comment

ID: 24255801
P.S....I ran a dcdiag, my only favor is such.

Starting test: NetLogons
Unable to connect to the NETLOGON share! (\\<servername>\netlogon)
[<servername>] An net use or LsaPolicy operation failed with error 53, The network path was not found..

Author Comment

ID: 24255812
err...meant to say "my only ERROR is such"....had too much caffiene today. Perhaps thats the problem.
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Accepted Solution

snusgubben earned 2000 total points
ID: 24259113
Try "Resolution 1" in this KB: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958804


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