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Sever Authentication Replication - Windows Server 2003

Hello,
Due to security concerns, my origination forced new passwords on login for every user in my org.  We have some 20 servers.  After users change their passwords, it seems they have issues when they attempt to connect to a server running some service (Email, file share, printer)

I'm assuming this is due to the lag between when the PDC gets the new P/W and when it replicates across my domain.  I thought there was a way to force replication.  Any suggestions?
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You can run repadmin /syncall
by now the accounts have probably already synchronized unless you have a network problem.

this explains how to force replication, you do it using AD Sites and Services, I used to use it commonly in a WAN environment to force account changes.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc776188(WS.10).aspx
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Thanks both for the tips, looking into it these suggestions.  One note - the reason why I feel we are still seeing this, is that many users haven't logged in.  I suspect a network issues as well, as I haven't seen this issue with other Orgs I've worked for.
Hm, looks like repadmin isn't being seen by my server as command...
logging in should not matter, the servers will replicate regularly all changes regardless of user logins. Try to force the replication using AD Sites and Services.

Also - do you have sites properly defined in AD with your DCs assigned to them appropriately? Can you access all DCs from one another?
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