[windows2000] Re: Windows Server 2003 upgrade

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 13:27:09 +0200

Neil Bullock <> wrote on Tuesday, August 08, 2006 1:16 PM:

Are you sure the upgrade went fine? If you open up Active directory sites and
services (ADSS) and go to your site, can you see the NTDS settings, the 1ry DC
should have two entries and the 2ry DC sgould have one, pointing to the 1ry
IIRC.



> Yep, they can ping each other fine.  All other network activity seems
> to be fine.  ISA is also installed on the problematic DC and I can use
> that fine.
>
> RPC services also seem fine.
>
> Neil
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Sorin Srbu Sent: 08
>> August 2006 12:00 To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [windows2000] Re: Windows Server 2003 upgrade
>>
>> Neil Bullock <> wrote on Tuesday, August 08, 2006 12:34 PM:
>>
>> Are the DCs talking to each other? Can you ping them?
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Yesterday, I upgraded our first domain controller to 2003 from 2000.
>>> Went fine.  Excellent.  I was surprised, as it holds all the main FSMO
>>> roles and stuff.  Pleased by this success, I went on to upgrade another
>>> 2000 DC (a domain controller in another domain) to 2003.
>>>
>>> Copied files fine, rebooted, then blue screened.  I went into the
>>> recovery console, and stopped some services and drivers, and got it to
>>> boot, and it completed the installation.
>>>
>>> Today, I find that people logging on to that domain are randomly
>>> unable to access shares.  Netlogon doesn't work for most people, so no
>>> logon scripts run.  No other shares work unless you map a drive, and
>>> most of the time that asks for a user/password and rejects whatever you
>>> enter.
>>>
>>> Also, I can't access event viewer remotely, or services manager.
>>>
>>> Unable to find anything relevant in the event log (there are a lot of
>>> errors relating to the processing of group policy, but that seems to have
>>> been fixed by SP1).
>>>
>>> So, any ideas where to start on this?  I'm fresh out.
>>>
>>> Neil
>
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