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gpo update, group policy not working, fsmo wont transfer

Last Modified: 2012-09-02
I have a server 2003 and server 2008r2. installed server 2008r2 about a year ago did the fsmo transfer to 2008r2 and did not give group policy any thought. Today I tried to add a group policy and get the "the network name cannot be found". I ran gpupdate /force and failed syaing that it could not read the sysvol policies. I also noticed that if I shut down the 2003 server I cannot use active directory. I tried changing domain controller to the 2008r2 but it will not hold. also tried moving the schema master and domain naming master to 2008 r2 and failed. I have very little knowledge this far in could anyone please help?

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