troubleshooting Question

why is Active Directory not working on SBS 2003?

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for some reason my SBS 2003 comes up with the following error:

Naming information cannot be located for the following reason:
The server is not operational.

If you are trying to connect to a domain controller running Windows 2000,
verify that Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 3 or later is installed on the
domain controller, or use the Windows 2000 administration tools. For more
information about connecting to domain controllers running Windows 2000, see
Help & Support.

there have been some problems with this server in that it was having some difficulties starting up just last night and this morning.

It was taking ages to logon and now it is working ok since I stopped some services and restarted.

all is ok now but for this error message above, which means I cannot add new users and will this affect the Terminal Server that I have just set up as well in that it will not let me log on using terminal services.

Thanks for your help.

error is also attached


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