Corrupted GPO

Matthieu Patou mat at
Tue Jun 29 03:42:50 MDT 2010

  On 29/06/2010 13:38, George Lazar wrote:
> Hi Wilco,
> I'm using dsa.msc with GPMC from an Windows XP machine. Now the errors that
> I have once I open GPMC:
> "The system cannot open the device or file specified"
Can you make a trace with wireshark and put it somewhere accessible ?
> click ok and and under domain at Group Policy Objects I don't have any
> policy anymore. If I want to create a new one I got:
> "The specified server cannot perform the requested operation"
>   and right after that:
> "The directory service is unavailable"
>   and then I have to reboot the server in order to be able to authenticate
> against the LDAP.
The same for here, make a trace
> Sometimes there is no necessary a reboot and I can see GPOs linked to the
> OUs and are working but I can't create a new one and I don't see them
> anymore on the GPO list.
> I have tried to manually delete the folder with the last policy that I have
> created but the situation is the same, even after a reboot.
Please send us the list of gpo object as I wrote in my previous email.
> I'm really desperate..
Do you have backups ?

Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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