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Active Directory user problem
I had 2 servers. One Windows 2003 and one windows 2008 R2. The windows 2003 server was managing users. I thought I proceeded correctly to remove it from the network.
The old Windows 2003 server is no longer available
I am having a problem where I need to reset the password of a user. The user is not visible in the Active Driectory > Users. I can see the user with DSQUERY USER, but that Is all.
When I try dsmod user for the password (-pwd) I get object not found.
When I try to add the user in Active Directory, it already exists.
Can anyone help me figure out how to resolve this AD issue??
I need to be able to see all the users, so I can manage them. How can I import my users in the Admin Tools > Active Directory > Users and Computers so that I can edit them?
Windows Server 2008
8/22/2022 - Mon
When I run netdom query fsmo, it shows my current Windows 2008 R2 DC as managing everything. There is no reference to the old 2003 DC.
Also when I look in AD at Security Groups, domain users and check who the members are, I can also see all of the old users.
There seems like there is/was some sort of AD replication issue.
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I would alo check the Active Directory Directory Service Logs as well.
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