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    Slow logon

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    by jasonschambers ·

    I have just upgraded our NT domain to a Windows 2000 Domain. I am having a problem with some Win2k machines logging on extremely slow. All of the NT and 95/98 machines log in fine. I am running sp2 on the 2k machines and they all have 3c905 10/100 cards in them. I am running the Netbeui protocal also but it does not seem to help either way. Any ideas?????

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    • #3549163

      Slow logon

      by dc1 ·

      In reply to Slow logon

      Are you using Group Policy? Make sure that you are not pushing a large amount of policies to a client to process. Also make sure that te clients have a Global Catalog on located close to them.

    • #3567712

      Slow logon

      by dark force ·

      In reply to Slow logon

      Do you use Local or Roaming profiles?
      If you use Roaming profiles, they store internet cache and temp files in the profile under the local settings directory. If this happens, it will take a longer for the profiles to update, the larger they get.

      These folders only get larger, unless you delete the files. You have to change the directory where their internet cache is stored.

      Good Luck

    • #3569498

      Slow logon

      by jasonschambers ·

      In reply to Slow logon

      Point value changed by question poster.

    • #3569436

      Slow logon

      by faisalmasood ·

      In reply to Slow logon

      Try to disjoin those clients from domain. I mean make them member of some workgroup xyz. Then after restarting join the domain again.

      Also make sure DNS , WINS are running fine on your domain.

    • #3568285

      Slow logon

      by devans63139 ·

      In reply to Slow logon

      I had a similar problem with my 2000 domain. All of my XP computers where taking about 4 min to logon. I was told that 2000 & XP rely heavily on DNS. When you first logon they search for a DNS server(so the dely). To resolve this issue:
      – I setup DNS on the 2000 server to first point to itself for name resolution and then added the DNS servers for my ISP after that
      – setup DNS forwarding on that server
      – and on the client PC’s put in the address of your 2000 server as the DNS server not any external addresses(the 2000 server will resolve those addresses)

      hope this helps.

      • #3568108

        Slow logon

        by jasonschambers ·

        In reply to Slow logon

        Thanks Evans you were right. They are all logging in fine now.

    • #3568107

      Slow logon

      by jasonschambers ·

      In reply to Slow logon

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