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W2K SBS & W2K3 Standard

By kirkwilliams ·
Ok I'm having an issue with this. I have the following conditions:

-Windows Server 2000 Small Business Server (domain controller, exchange, file,...)
-4 Windows XP Pro sp1 clients

There were able to see the server at this time. Now I added the following:

-Windows Server 2003 Standard (for file storage only, not a domain controller)

The Windows Server 2000 SBS and see the Windows Server 2003 Standard (shared files, etc through network neighborhood) and vice versa. Now none of the Windows XP Pro machines can see either one of the file server through network neighborhood.

I can ping the name of server1(w2k), but not server2(w2k3). I can only ping the w2k3 server by the ip address. I checked the dns on w2k and the w2k3 server is listed.

Help? Thanks!

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by BFilmFan In reply to W2K SBS & W2K3 Standard

Have you exceeded your client access license count?

Where does the new server appear in Active Directory's OU's and folders?

Can you manage it from Active Directory Users and Computers?

Can you ping the XP systems from the domain controller, by both name and ip address?

And just as a side-note, posting technical questions in the technical AD forum usually gets the fastest responses. You can click the link below to get to that forum:

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by creckinger In reply to W2K SBS & W2K3 Standard

Just a note. I had a similar situation with SBS 03' and Srv 03'. SBS does not play well with others. It is designed to be on its own and you will have many various issues with integration with other domains and server o/s's. Good luck.

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