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Easy recovery of active directory with NTDS and SYSVOL folders? (DSRM PW known!)

I have backups of the active directory NTDS and SYSVOL folders. And I know the DSRM password of the active directory. But if I search on Microsoft help for recovering a active directory I only found ...
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How to force an authoritative and non-authoritative synchronization for DFSR-replicated SYSVOL

I Got the answer that:- In the ADSIEDIT.MSC tool modify the following distinguished name (DN) value and attribute on each of the domain controllers that you want to make non-authoritative: CN=SYSVOL ...
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Explain how FRS replication backup works

Please explain me why I have to add just some registry keys to repair sysvol-replication. I mean, it is like file-based and I want to backup it before I change anything. There are some NtFrs 13568. 2 ...
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AD / SYSVOL Version Mismatch on Default Domain Policy

I've created two test VMs in VMWare, both Server 2012 R2 Standard. One was promoted to a DC, with the domain name being test2.local. I modified the DNS record on the other server, and joined it to the ...
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Active Directory sysvol Check script using Powershell Jobs

I am working on a sysvol check script for active directory monitoring. Completed the script which checks connectivity to sysvol on all the domain controllers in the given domain. As part of this i am ...
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Accidently stopped sharing netlogon share

As the title suggests, I accidentally stopped sharing the netlogon share. I understand the importance of it and have since shared it out again to the default groups (everyone with read-only & ...
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Migration from Windows server 2003 to 2012 R2

We went from Windows 2003 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2. I did the following: Joined 2012 server to the 2003 domain Installed Active Directory Domain Services (aka dcpromo) on the server Transferred ...
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Group policy infrastructure failed due to network access is denied

A number of my servers are not able to sync into our WSUS server. On digging, we noticed a number of group policies are not being applied. On running rsop.msc, I get the following error message: ...
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How to change Account Lockout Threshold when the path cannot be found

I am trying to change the account lockout threshold for all the users on our domain. The threshold should be three, but there are users who get locked out after one mistyped password, and others who ...
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Invalid method Parameter when calling DfsrConnectionInfo->ForceReplication() with WMIC

In our AD infrastructure the SYSVOL is replicated by DFSR. I want to force replication using WMI (ForceReplication method) via WMIC: wmic /namespace:\\root\microsoftdfs path DfsrConnectionInfo call ...
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Parse a copy of the SYSVOL

I have a full copy of a client's SYSVOL folder. The only DC on site had failed and been restored, but that got me wondering if there was a tool to look through a copy of the SYSVOL folder for ...
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Trying Non-Authoritative restore but CN=DFSR-LocalSettings is missing

I have a single Domain with one Windows 2011 SBS Domain Controller and a newly joined and DC promoted Windows Server 2012 Standard. Forest and Domain functional levels are both Windows Server 2003. ...
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Domain controller is not listening on port 445

Is there a way to find why the DC is not listening on 445? -> Firewall rules checked , no denies found and the traffic is allowed. -> file share and print share services running. What else to check?
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Windows 2008 r2 Netlogon & sysvol

I have recently added 2008R2 server in my existing environment. I have 2 existing DC's before adding this one. But, Netlogon & Sysvol folders not showing in this new DC. Although, DNS & AD ...
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Sysvol Replication issue

I have read a lot about this recently and must say it is doing my head in. now what I did was 6 months ago we did a upgrade of our infrastructure. We had a 2008 R2 server for domain controller now I ...
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Adding a Win 2008 R2 DC to a Win 2000 Server domain

I am in the process of moving our active directory environment off of Windows 2000 server to a new Windows 2008 R2 server. I have prepped our Windows 2000 domain and upgraded the schema so that I ...
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FRS not replicating C:\WINDOWS\SYSVOL\domain\scripts after non-authoritative restore

We are running several Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers. The replication of sysvol is done by NTFRS. Yesterday, our master DC reported a "JRNL_WRAP_ERROR" for the SYSVOL Share. I ran a ...
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Event 34 on Windows 2008 R2 write cache and sysvol on system drive

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 running as Active Directory Primary Domain Controller. Since our domain is not large, I put the SYSVOL and NTDS folders in the default location on the system drive (SSD ...
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Why do clients on Branch Sites insist on accessing SYSVOL on the HQ DC instead of the branches' RODC?

I'm still scratching my head over this situation... You see, we have 3 RW DCs in the HQ, and 1 RODC on every branch sites (50+ locations). During startup, a script will pull in some files from \\...
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SYSVOL not replicating to some RODC

I'm stumped. I was trying to replicate a file (corporate wallpaper) to branch offices via SYSVOL (so that workstations in branch offices don't have to pull the file from HO). However, the replication ...
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Protect SYSVOL folder without damaging the execution of the GPOs

Ever since I begun working with Windows Server 2008 I have noticed that the SYSVOL folder C:\Windows\SYSVOL\sysvol is shared and the NTFS permissions for the Authenticated Users group are almost maxed....
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How to get client to update GPO to recognized scripts were added in manually

So I'm attempting to programmatically add a logon/logoff/etc script to be ran with a GPO. I add the scripts in their respective /Sysvol/blah... directory. I update the scripts.ini file correctly to ...
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one server missing a SYSVOL policy object

one of my DCs is missing a single GPO object - all others are there and appear to be the correct version. there are no errors related to DFS or FRS in event viewer that i can find. the server in ...
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Windows Server 2003 SP2 - JRNL_WRAP_ERROR (Sysvol)

SETUP: Windows Server 2003 SP2 with a replication error (this is the only DC in the domain) [image below]: Journal Wrap Error on sysvol share Is there a way to find out what is broken/corrupt/...
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Why does disabling the TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service lock me out of GPO?

I disabled TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper and started getting EventIDs 1030 and 1058. This thread said that I'd need to have it enabled. Indeed, when I started it up, the problem immediately went away. My ...
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Active Directory SYSVOL not synchronized across domain controllers

I have two domain controllers and I noticed that their SYSVOL shares were inconsistent when a random sample of client machines started to fail at executing their logon scripts (they were executing an ...
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Cannot access shares via full domain name on Server 2008R2

I have a strange issue. We have a 2008R2 PDC and BDC. I can join the domain fine and everything seems "normal". However, on some of the other 2008R2 servers, I am unable to do things like a ...
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Windows 2003 GPOs don't replicate

Environent: 4 sites, connected by fully meshed VPN over T1s. Each site had one 2003 DC. History: About 18 months ago a DC failed. It was rebuilt with the same name, and promoted to DC, however it ...