Category: Windows 2003

Windows DNS corruption _msdcs missing or deleted

Other Symptions: Server’s GUILD DNS could not be resolved to an IP address No DNS server have this DC registered Method 1 Steps: dcdiag /fix netdiag /fix net stop netlogon net start netlogon Method 2 Steps: dcdiag /fix netdiag /fix reboot Method 3 Remove DNS remove cache.dns, netlogon.dns, netlogon.dnb add DNS back Reboot Method 4 net stop netlogon ipconfig /flushdns ipconfig /registerdns net start netlogon Method 5 Allow Dynamic Update Yes, from Allow Only Secure […]

Arcserve: How can I reset my BrightStor ARCserve ‘caroot’ password?

If you have forgotten or lost your “caroot” password, you can reset this. See the instructions below: 1. Open a command prompt on the server where you want to change/reset the caroot password. 2. In the command prompt browse to the drive where you have Brightstor ARCserve installed (e.g. C:\Program Files\CA\…) 3. Once in the ARCserve folder type in the following: cstop 4. This will stop all the ARCserve services that are running. 5. When […]

Configure Windows95 for Server 2003

On Windows95 Client for Microsoft Networks Netbeui TCP/IP File and Printer Sharing Under Settings for Client for Microsoft Network Check log-on on the Windows NT Domain Check Quick Login Domain (not Access Control User-Level Domain Load IE5.5 & dsclient.exe On Server 2003 Disable SMB2 Group Policies Put AD in Mixed Mode authentication