If SYSVOL and NETLOGON Share is missing :
- Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
- Locate the following subkey in Registry Editor:
- In the details pane, right-click the SysvolReady flag, and then click Modify.
- In the Value data box, type 0, and then click OK.
- Again in the details pane, right-click the SysvolReady flag, and then click Modify.
- In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
Restart the netlogon service. copy the content of the SYSVOL from healthy DC, reboot or restart twice the NETLOGON .
You might run into a missing NETLOGON folder only after that. If so, check the folder c:\windows\sysvol\domain inside you might find
a folder called “NtFrs_PreExisting___See_EventLog“,
copy the folders inside it (Policies+Scripts) to to father folder = c:\windows\sysvol\domain.
Wait few minute and Restart the netlogon service twice again. the NETLOGON folder should re-appear again and now
the client can do login to the server !
In addition when moving the domain to windows 2016 we might need to configure value in the local GPO in order to fix the access
to NETLOGON & SYSVOL via IP address . run:
gpedit.msc -> computer configuration -> Administrative Templates ->Network-> network provider -> Hardend UNC paths ->
Click enable & show, enter the UNC server name (\\Server name) in “Value Name” field -> in the “value” field enter :
-> click O.K -> run (in cmd) gpupdate /force