sysvol not replicating, found 2003 dc showing JRNL_WRAP_ERROR

Hi Experts,

I have a fun one here. I have come to an office with only a single domain controller 2003. Crazy. I set up a new 2008 server, installed AD role and found that the sysvol, etc folders are not shared and empty and seeing FRS errors  13508 "The File Replication Service is having trouble enabling replication" on the 2008 server.

I went to the existing 2003 DC and its showing event 13568 "The File Replication Service has detected that the replica set "DOMAIN SYSTEM VOLUME (SYSVOL SHARE)" is in JRNL_WRAP_ERROR. "

In the error on the 2003 DC is instructions to edit the registry to "fix" the issue but the question is, if I proceed to enable journal wrap automatic restore, will I blow up the entire environment since there is only one DC ? Is there a way to manually move sysvol contents to the 2008 server, etc to avoid disaster?

I do see that active directory users and computers has shown up on the new DC but not sure if thats relevant
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Proceed with the Reg Fix. It is recommedned that you let the active directory replicaiton move the sysvol objects between the domain controllers. This is to ensure that the security on the directories are not changed.

Once you have corrected this issue with the 2003 DC it should replicate the Sysvol objects to the other DC's in your environment.


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WAMSINCAuthor Commented:
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WAMSINCAuthor Commented:
worked perfectly
Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Excellent, glad that i could help!

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