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We have a main AD site with all Win2003 servers (domain.com). At a new site we just set up a child domain (childsite.domain.com) with a brand new W2k3 server and new XP Sp3 workstations. The childsite has a slow DSL connection. The childsite server has a Windows VPN that connects to domain.com.
PROBLEM: At the childsite it takes 3 to 5 minutes for users to logon even though their profile was created on and exists 20 feet away; on the childsite server. Also, if the VPN is not connected the logon fails (childsite not available).
What do I need to do to have the childsite workstations look to the childsite server for user and computer profiles?
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do the users exist in domain.com  or childsite.domain.com ?

is the domain controller at childsite.domain.com a global catalog?

are the AD sites configured ?

You want to add subnets and create two ad sites, so they clients know which ad server / gc server they should contact?



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You can check Sites and Services to create the childsite and move the respective domain controller to it, but also check you DNS settings.  It sounds like your clients might not be pointing to the correct server.  Your childsite workstations need to point to your childsite server for DNS.  It's also a good idea to promote your childsite server to Global Catalog, also done in Sites and Services.  

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Thanks guys it was both the fact the childsite server  wasnt a GC and that the workstations were pointed to the router for DNS...
Thanks again.
ian
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