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Good Afternoon,

I have an issue concerning Group Policy Management in Windows Server 2008.

When I try to add a new group policy, I get this...
When I try to ADD a new Group Policy
When I try to edit an existing policy (like the default ones), this happens...
When trying to edit default policies
Any ideas and suggestions on how to correct these errors are greatly appreciated.
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Emmanuel Adebayo earned 1500 total points
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This problem may be related to network access. I list some common factors and corresponding troubleshooting steps as below. Please check them one by one and let me know the result.

1> DNS issue

From the problematic PC, please run the following commands and then check if the issue still exists:

1) Can you ping FQDN of the DCs in your networks?
2) Can you ping IP of all the DCs in your networks?
3) Does the DNS configuration point to the correct DNS server?

2.

1). Start -> run -> cmd

2) Type nslookup, and then press Enter; Type set type=all, and then press Enter.

3) Type _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.<yourdomainname>, and then press Enter to check the result.

If SRV records could not be resolved successfully, please type 'net stop netlogon' and 'net start netlogon' to regenerate SRV records.

2>. Permission
Ensure you logon DC using the user with domain administrator privilege. If so, please check if you have the proper permission on sysvol files under %systemroot% and inf file under %system root%

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/280e5e43-b6d1-461d-950d-de4a49b81632/the-network-path-was-not-found-server-2008

Also check http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2619880

Regards
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by:mfrieder
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Yeah, I've seen that pop up in a few places, and I've tried those suggestions and the issue still persists.
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