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Active Directory not loading policy from domain

Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I get the following errors in Event Viewer when clients on a Windows 2003 AD domain login.  This is causing problems with desktop settings, My document settings, login scripts.......

Event ID: 1058

Windows cannot access the file gpt.ini for GPO CN={0BD469E5-796D-47F0-9BCA-B2CF9B199573},CN=Policies,CN=System,DC=MES,DC=local. The file must be present at the location <\\MES.local\SysVol\MES.local\Policies\{0BD469E5-796D-47F0-9BCA-B2CF9B199573}\gpt.ini>. (The system cannot find the path specified. ). Group Policy processing aborted.


Now, here's the kicker.

Fromt the client, if I browse MES.local, I can not get to the "0BD469E5" policy.  MES is the domain name of the network.


if I brose \\Win2003\SysVol\MES.local\Policies\{0BD469E5-796D-47F0-9BCA-B2CF9B199573} I can freely and quickly obtain the folders and gpt.ini file.
\\Win2003 is our server name.

I have checked and "0BD469E5" is the policy in which the user in question resides.

Event view has the following errors in order each time we log in:

Event ID 1058, 1030, 1000
1058 = above

1030 = Windows cannot query for the list of Group Policy objects. A message that describes the reason for this was previously logged by the policy engine.

1000 = Could not execute the following script logon.vbs. The system cannot find the file specified.

There is a login.vbs script associated with the policy, so this makes sense.

Ironicly, there are no erros when they log off.
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