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DC Policies Permissions Error

Posted on 2014-03-14
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We have 2 x 2008 DC's in our network, i am logged onto the servers with a domain admin account but we seem to be having issues accessing policies folder on DC1 via \\domain\sysvol\domain\policies\...   some folders allow access and some dont. If i logon to DC2 with the same account as DC1 i have access to all folders with no issues.

i have also logged on to the DC1 with the domain admin account and i have full access. After a restart of the server i initially had access to the folders but as soon as i opened GPO management it gives me access denied again.

Any help on this would be appreciated
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by:Santosh Gupta
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hi,

1. try to rename your profile on effected DC (Dc1).
2. run the DCDIAG /V and see every thing is Ok and replication is working fine.
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Hi

Thanks for your answer, i have tried a different account to rule out the issue and same thing happens.

ran dcdiag /v and everything seems to coming back with no issues.
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Santosh Gupta earned 500 total points
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Hi,

1. its windows 8 or R2 ?
2. are you able to open GPMC.MSC ?
3. Do you have any error about policy in event log.
4. "Take the System State backup" and reset the permission on policy http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2838154
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