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I am trying to copy sysvol to D drive from c drive  because of less space.

I can't see ADSIEDIT in mmc or how to use LDP.EXE  TO modify the value of the FRSRootPath attribute in Active Directory
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
what version of windows are you running?
if 2008, should be in administrative tools
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pramod1Author Commented:
windows 2003
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pramod1Author Commented:
don't see adsiedit
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pramod1Author Commented:
I need to  modify the value of the FRSRootPath attribute in Active Directory
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
so, there is no asdiedit.msc file?
would be in windows\system32
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pramod1Author Commented:
when can we delete the sysvol folder on c drive, I have copied the sysvol folder on d drive now
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arnoldCommented:
What do you mean copied.  There is a guide on transitioning sysvol from firs to DFS but your system must be at least w2k3 R2

Sysvol is one of two the netlogon is a sub folder within sysvol

Netlogon is the sysvol\sysvol\addomainname\scripts
Sysvol is the second sysvol
Netlogon is the scripts folder share.
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pramod1Author Commented:
it is windows service pack 2-server 2003
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pramod1Author Commented:
I need to  modify the value of the FRSRootPath attribute in Active Directory
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arnoldCommented:
i think you are starting on a path that a server upgrade in the cycle may help.  If you are running out of space on the C: drive remove old updates c:\windows\ if you have logs in c:\windows\system32\LogFiles clean them up.

You would need to stop services to make these changes....
Is this the system that has master roles?
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pramod1Author Commented:
no it doesn't have master roles
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pramod1Author Commented:
can I connect to this server from another server and modify the value of the FRSRootPath
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arnoldCommented:
Try it first locally and see if it works out.

IMHO, you are boxing yourself into a corner of possible massive problems.
Retaining the same replication technologies, means that there are other things that have to be updated.
Do you have the option to transition to DFS-r based sysvol replication? If so, it includes a step by step guide to transition part creates a new sysvol_ folder then establish those same folders across your other DCs, establish DFS-r replication among them. Confirm the replication is working, and then proceed to transition..........


I am guessing what you are after but you are yet to ........
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pramod1Author Commented:
there are other dc's in my environment, I am working on one particular dc where c drive space volume has gone low and copying sysvol to d drive on  same server.

how do I check below

 path: cn=Domain System Volume (SYSVOL share),CN=NTFRS Subscriptions,CN=DC1,OU=Domain Controller,DC=CONTOSO.COM
•FRSStagingPath Value: X:\Winnt\Sysvol\Staging\Domain
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pramod1Author Commented:
this is windows server 2003
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arnoldCommented:
I believe the data set in the AD, you changing it might apply to all.

check c:\windows\softwaredistribution..

If your system has wsus install, move the content to D drive that should free up about 20-80 GB depending on your product selection.
you would need to use wsusutil to move it.  Relocating the DB might also be a less painfull risky move.

windows 2003 Sp2 does not include DFS-R.

Check your user profiles on this system and consider moving some of those by creating with the profiles that consume a large amount of space a link to a d:\users\%username% folder where the user can store .........
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