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sysvol issues windows 2003 dc does not see sysvol on other server

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hello experts
Thank you in advance.

I am running in to group policy issues.
server 1 (windows 2003 dc)
server 2 (windows 2012 dc) at 2003 function level.

server 1 cannot browse to sysvol location using \\domain.local

server 2 can browse to sysvol location

server 2 has all the fsmo roles.

if i ran a dcdiag on server 1 i get following results.

 Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\SOS-EXG01
    Starting test: Replications
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test Replications
    Starting test: NCSecDesc
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test NCSecDesc
    Starting test: NetLogons
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test NetLogons
    Starting test: Advertising
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test Advertising
    Starting test: KnowsOfRoleHolders
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test KnowsOfRoleHolders
    Starting test: RidManager
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test RidManager
    Starting test: MachineAccount
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test MachineAccount
    Starting test: Services
          IsmServ Service is stopped on [SOS-EXG01]
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 failed test Services
    Starting test: ObjectsReplicated
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test ObjectsReplicated
    Starting test: frssysvol
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test frssysvol
    Starting test: frsevent
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test frsevent
    Starting test: kccevent
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test kccevent
    Starting test: systemlog
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0xC0060008
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:00:43
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0xC0060008
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:00:43
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0xC0060008
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:00:43
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0xC0060008
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:00:43
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:30:48
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:30:48
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:30:49
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:30:49
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:30:50
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:30:50
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:30:51
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:30:51
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:30:52
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
          Time Generated: 01/16/2014   19:30:52
          (Event String could not be retrieved)
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 failed test systemlog
    Starting test: VerifyReferences
       ......................... SOS-EXG01 passed test VerifyReferences

 Running partition tests on : ForestDnsZones
    Starting test: CrossRefValidation
       ......................... ForestDnsZones passed test CrossRefValid
    Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
       ......................... ForestDnsZones passed test CheckSDRefDom

 Running partition tests on : DomainDnsZones
    Starting test: CrossRefValidation
       ......................... DomainDnsZones passed test CrossRefValid
    Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
       ......................... DomainDnsZones passed test CheckSDRefDom

 Running partition tests on : Schema
    Starting test: CrossRefValidation
       ......................... Schema passed test CrossRefValidation
    Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
       ......................... Schema passed test CheckSDRefDom

 Running partition tests on : Configuration
    Starting test: CrossRefValidation
       ......................... Configuration passed test CrossRefValida
    Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
       ......................... Configuration passed test CheckSDRefDom

 Running partition tests on : sosdomain
    Starting test: CrossRefValidation
       ......................... sosdomain passed test CrossRefValidation
    Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
       ......................... sosdomain passed test CheckSDRefDom

 Running enterprise tests on : sosdomain.local
    Starting test: Intersite
       ......................... sosdomain.local passed test Intersite
    Starting test: FsmoCheck
       ......................... sosdomain.local passed test FsmoCheck
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Will Szymkowski earned 2000 total points
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Perform the following steps...

- repadmin /replsum
- repadmin /showrepl

Verify that replicaiton is working properly. check event logs if it it is not replicating properly, for additional details.

On both domain controllers run the following command...
net share
Make sure that both Netlogon and Sysvol are present. If they are not present proceed below...

Rebuild Sysvol and Netlogon Shares Sysvol and Netlogon Shares Rebuild

Use DCGPOFIX to correct your Sysvol and Netlogon Issue
DCGPOFIX - Use as a last resort

Will.
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