W2k3 Child Domain via internet vpn, Slow logon on XP workstations
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?