troubleshooting Question

Unable to login to the computer of the Domain Server

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My issue is sort of wierd, so bare with me as I try and explain it.  We have a domain server in our company, that has Windows updates automatically scheduled for Sunday at 3:00 am.  We wanted to change that because sometimes the restart does not go as planned and the server has to manually restarted.  We decided to change the time to exclude the weekends and have it perform its updates during the week when someone could monitor what was being done.  So when I went in to change the update time, it was grayed out.  I was logged in as the Domain Admin, loging into the doman.  So I decided to log on to the actual server as administrator.  To my surprise, the location of the computer was no there.  This seems impossible, we should be able to log into the computer, but it is not there.  Also I don't have access to Group Policy, because there are no add-ons available.

So my question after this long explanation is how can I get this back, so I can manipulate the server.  I notice our Exchange server is set up the exact same way.  Both of these servers were set up prior to my arrival on this job and they weren't set up by my supervisor, but possibly a consultant.

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