Domain not available error on server 2008 client systems RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I have transferred the server 2003 ads,dns and gp to server 2008 R2.

    Now i am having the problem.

    I did not demote the server 2003 and still we are having 2003 ADS.

    If i shut down the server 2003 i can not able to login with users systems that showing error system could not login domain is not available.

    If the server 2003 is up we can access all the sources from server 2008 and then only i can login with users systems.

    I have done netdom query fsmo in server 2008 its showing all the rulles runing.

    what i have to do shall i demote the server 2003 ADS if i did can i able to login with server 2008 clients system.

    what i have to for login the client systems(connected with server 2008 domain) without server 2003 without power up

    please help me it is very urgent.

    • Moved by Brent Hu Tuesday, June 21, 2011 12:15 AM (From:Management)
    Monday, June 20, 2011 2:06 PM

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  • check on the systems that cant log in what dns server(s) they use. oone of the dns entries on those systems have to point to the new dns(dc/gc) server.
    Monday, June 20, 2011 2:17 PM
  • Thanks FZB.

    The systems using DC/GC DNS only.

    I have changed new DNS (DC/GC) to all the client systems.still if i power up the server 2003 then only can able to login.


    Monday, June 20, 2011 2:21 PM
  • Please close this question as this is duplicate thread, please use below thread only for troubleshooting.




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    • Proposed as answer by Awinish Tuesday, June 21, 2011 3:39 AM
    • Marked as answer by Brent Hu Wednesday, June 22, 2011 5:38 AM
    Tuesday, June 21, 2011 3:39 AM
  • How to close this



    Tuesday, June 21, 2011 3:58 AM
  • Awinish, I agree!


    Ace Fekay
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    Tuesday, June 21, 2011 3:59 AM