Active directory not creating folders on backup DC

Julian Haines 1 Reputation point


I am having the issue that when I created a new GPO on the primary 2012 DC the GPO gets created on both primary and backup DC but the GPO folder on the backup DC does not get created. When I try to edit the GPO on the backup DC it says folder missing.

I have checked permissions and all look OK on folders.

There are no errors I can see and dcdiag returns ok.

Thanks for any help

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A set of directory-based technologies included in Windows Server.
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  1. Anonymous

    Might check the DFS Replication event log for errors.

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  2. Limitless Technology 39,496 Reputation points

    Hello JulianHaines,

    Domain controllers will not service authentication requests during the procedure. Only when the SYSVOL and NETLOGON folders are shared again will the domain controller authenticate requests. This procedure should not be performed during peak hours.

    We strongly recommend that you monitor FRS performance and health by using monitoring tools. By using monitoring tools, you may prevent the need for replica set authoritative and non-authoritative restores. Also, by using monitoring tools, you may provide insight into the root cause of FRS failures.


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