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After you upgrade from Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 to Windows 2000 and promote the domain controllers, the domain controllers may not replicate properly after you restart them.
When you run DCDIAG /test:Replications on a domain controller, you may receive the following error message:
You may receive other error messages that are a consequence of the failed replication.
Testing server: DOMAIN\SERVER1
Starting test: Replications
* Replications Check
[Replications Check,SERVER1] A recent replication attempt failed:
From SERVER2 to SERVER1
Naming Context: CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=domain,DC=com
The replication generated an error (5):
Access is denied.
The failure occurred at 1999-12-23 19:54.37.
The last success occurred at 1999-12-23 15:31.59.
7 failures have occurred since the last success.
This behavior may occur if you revoke the Access this computer from the network right for the Everyone group before you upgrade the computer.
If this is the case, the domain controllers are unable to replicate.
To resolve this issue:
In Windows NT 4.0, use User Manager for Domains to give the Everyone group the Access this computer from the network permission, and then upgrade your computer to Windows 2000.
If you have already upgraded to Windows 2000, follow these steps:
Replication resumes after the group policy object is in effect.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000.
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