Windows Legacy OS forum

General discussion


by Hitcents1 / January 16, 2007 4:54 AM PST

Here is my scenario: We have a server2000 machine running our group policy. We have a new server2003 machine that is trying to run the group policy, but every time we take the 2000 machine offline, nobody can sign on to their machine. How can we make the network stop looking at the old server?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Server2003
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Server2003
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Addendum. Link about a migration.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2007 5:08 AM PST
In reply to: Server2003
Collapse -
by Hitcents1 / January 16, 2007 6:47 AM PST

I had already seen that page. It would be very useful if the IT guy before me hadn't already tried to migrate.
I think that we are kind of wanting to be able to authenticate with either server. Sort of like having a backup in case the other one dies.

Collapse -
Sad situation.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2007 6:52 AM PST
In reply to: Backup

So it's a botched migration. You'll have to have each machine join your new domain. Shouldn't take more than a day.


Popular Forums
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions


Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?