Posted on 2010-09-09
I just rebuilt a customers 2003 server. The Main board was failing. I made both servers DC's, The assigned all the rolls to the new server copied over all the shared drives, and demoted the old DC.
Thats when the weird things happened. All the users in the office use roaming profiles.When they log into their own machines, the server authenticates them but then I get an error saying that it could not find the server copy of their roaming profile. When I go to network neighborhood, I can see all the folders they should be able to view, but they are all empty.
However when I log into the server locally as a user, I get their profile just fine and all the folders are populated. I have tried everything I could think of. I gave them full permission of the files, made them owner, removed inherited permissions, made full permission be passed on to all sub contents. Its the same for all of the 5 shares they have. but on the failing server the roaming profiles worked just fine.
Any help would be appreciated.