6
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2answers
170 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
104 views

Can a Windows 2000 SP4 Domain Controller authenticate in a WIndows 2008 R2 Domain after I transfer FSMO from 2000 to 2008?

I upgraded my Windows 2000 domain functionality to 2008 R2. Made my 2008 R2 machines domain controllers. Replication is working. Eventually I will demote the 2000 servers. At the moment, the ...
2
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2answers
167 views

How can I find users that have been inactive since before domain functional level was raised to 2003?

I'm trying to weed out inactive accounts, and have discovered that the majority of accounts have been inactive since before our domain functional level was raised to 2003. The lastLogonTimestamp ...
3
votes
1answer
101 views

How to recover a Windows 2000 domain by hand

My old Windows 2000 domain controller was about to die so I set up a backup domain. It died but I was OK since I made the new domain picked up all the FSMO roles. Now, the new DC hard drive ...
0
votes
1answer
186 views

Can't find windows 2000 domain after PDC Change

This is a windows 2000 domain issue. I had an old win2000 PDC that was beginning to fail. So, trying to be pre-emptive, I installed a new BDC, then "demoted" the old PDC and took it off the network. ...
2
votes
2answers
146 views

Changing the network address of a Windows 2000 AD domain

The situation: Two formerly completely separate Windows 2000 AD domains need to be connected to a common router. (The reason why is not important.) Unfortunately (for me), both domains currently have ...
1
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1answer
452 views

Cannot log onto Domain after demotion of primary DC

I had two Domain Controllers (one for 2k, and another 2k3). The 2k server was the primary controller with all the FSMO roles. I transferred those roles, as well as the GC to the 2k3 server. I ...
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3answers
107 views

2000 Primary DC with 2008 Backup DC

Currently I have Windows Server 2000 as a PDC and am upgrading to Windows Server 2008. My main question is can the 2008 box be a BDC to the 2000 PDC?
1
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1answer
160 views

How do I add a Windows 2003 Domain Controller to a Windows 2000 Forest?

I currently have a Windows 2000 Active Directory and Domain. I want to move to 2008 but I believe I have to go to 2003 first. I thought the best way to start was to add the 2003 server as a domain ...
2
votes
4answers
364 views

Windows AD dcpromo /demote, who gets the roles?

I've got three Windows servers running Active Directory: Two Win2000 Servers and a Win2003 Server. For a long time there was only one Win2000 AD server, so it probably has all the roles (although I ...
2
votes
4answers
914 views

Rename Active Directory domain following Windows 2000 -> 2008 migration

I'm working with a site that needs an internal DNS domain rename. It currently has a DNS name of domain.abc.com and NT name of ABC. I'm trying to get to a DNS name of abctrading.com and NT name of ...
0
votes
1answer
144 views

How do I migrate settings from a Win2k Server to Windows Server 2008 R2?

I am about to upgrade our current Win2k server to a new server running Windows Server 2008 R2. Right now, our current server acts as our DHCP server, DC, and controls ActiveDirectory, amongst other ...
2
votes
2answers
446 views

Convert Active Directory user to local machine user

I am trying to convert user profiles in Windows Server 2000 from using an Active Directory authentication to using local machine authentication (it's currently on an AD network that is deprecated and ...
0
votes
2answers
9k views

Unable to query LDAP server on port 389 on the Win2K domain controller from a different subnet

I have a rather puzzling problem with the LDAP access to Active Directory in a Windows domain. The configuration is as follows: There are two main networks: 192.168.0.0/24 and 192.168.100.0/24 These ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Active Directory replication failing with Access is Denied

I recently discovered that Active Directory replication started failing about a month ago. If I attempt to Replicate Now from the failing domain controller, I receive The following error occurred ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Logon Failure: the target account name is incorrect after making a ghost image of a server

I recently replaced a failing SCSI drive in a Windows 2000 server with an IDE drive. I made an image of the SCSI drive and Ghosted it. The purpose of the machine was to give out DHCP at one location ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

Win2008 DC in a Windows 2000 domain: can I keep the old DC?

Will be putting a new Windows 2008 R2 Server into a single domain network with two domain controllers, both running Windows 2000 Server. The functional level of the domain is mixed mode/2000. Until ...
4
votes
4answers
2k views

Wrong SID for Administrator account

In researching my problem for this question, I discovered that the SID for the account in the domain named "Administrator" account is: S-1-5-21-2025429265-492894223-1708537768-1124 That's got to be ...
6
votes
4answers
2k views

Unable to dcpromo new 2008 Server in 2000 domain

I'm trying to replace an old Windows 2000 domain controller with a new Windows 2008 Server. I have the Active Directory Domain Services role installed on the new server and joined it to the domain. ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

How to check windows domain user status?

I have a server running windows 2000 right now, will upgrade to 2003 pretty soon. Is there a way to check the user status and pc status? For example, If the user is idle If the PC is locked How ...
0
votes
2answers
665 views

Windows 2000 Active Directory Global Catalog servers and Infrastructure Master role

I have been rereading some sections of "Active Directory Bible" by Curt Simmons in preparation for some machine replacement and changes to our windows 2000 active directory infrastructure. It seems ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Windows 2000 Server dcpromo /demote fails

I'm currently in the process of retiring an old Windows Server 2000 box from a client's network. The server has been rebooting spontaneously for about a month, and is generally old, so they wanted a ...
0
votes
3answers
174 views

Update Windows 2000 server standard to Windows 2000 server professional with AD

I have a Windows 2000 Server Standard Edition server (that's right, standard) on a home network with three systems doing basic file/print sharing (and a few other services). Until recently the ...
5
votes
1answer
288 views

What's the best way to migrate from a Windows NT domain to Windows 2000/2003 domain?

I have an old Windows NT domain in need to upgrade to Windows 2000/2003 Active Directory. There is one PDC and two BDCs. What should my next steps be?