2008 T.S. not able to pull AD user from 2003 SBS

ShamanSys
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Hi,
We have one SBS 2003 DC with exchange 2003 running.  We also have one 2008 R2 Enterprise acting as Terminal Server only.  I have created a new user on SBS without any issue.  Then on 2008, I access "local user and groups\Groups\Remote Desktop Users", from there I tried to add that user and received this error message:
"The advanced page cannot be opened because of following error: The network path was not found."
I am able to ping each other even access the folders.  Right now I am able to access my T.S. with my account without issue.  On 2k8 T.S., I checked the event log for System and I see issue with time service (Source: Time-Service; Event ID: 50) that time difference of greater than 5000 milliseconds for 900 seconds.  I verified that SBS clock is only about 5 seconds different.  On 2k3 SBS, no error in System event log.

What is causing issue for 2k3 and 2k8 not to communicate properly when trying to update the "remote desktop users" folder?

Thank You,
ShamanSys
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I assume the TS was added to the SBS domain? It should then in Active Directory be moved to the MyBusiness\Computers\SBSServers OU.
If you want it to show up in RWW there is a registry change.
The TS must point ONLY to the SBS for DNS. Do not point DNS to an ISP or router even as an alternate.
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RobWill,

Yes, we added T.S. 2008 to SBS 2k3 domain.  T.S. dns is already pointing to SBS only.  I moved T.S. to OU location you mention and then tried to add new user but that didn't work.  We rebooted T.S. after doing "gpupdate /force" failed.  But that didn't work.  Then we decided to re-join T.S. which seem to fix the problem.  I am able to add new user to T.S. remote desktop group without issue.

Thank You,
Shamansys
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Hope this doesn't happen again.

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