I recently upgraded to Windows 2003 Server (standard) from 2000 Server. The upgrade went really well except now I can no longer connect to other drives within my company's domain. My server is in its own domain and is the DNS, as it was before the upgrade. The message I receive is: "The account is not authorized to log in from this station. This connection has not been restored." I've tried to re-map the drives, stop/start some likely services, ran netdiag, etc. Can you help?
This feels like a name resolution issue to me. Use nslookup, and ping to determine if you are able to access these resources by their DNS name. For file shares using the \\computername\sharename UNC notation, you should also use nbtstat to ensure that any necessary NetBIOS name resolution is taking place.
Dig deeper on Windows Server Troubleshooting
Active Directory expert Laura E. Hunter offers some advice for changing the IP addresses of domain controllers.continue reading
A Windows administrator moving from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2003 R2 wants to perform a restore of a previous server to a new one ...continue reading
An admin has two domains and two Active Directories. He wants to know how to join the Active Directories so that internal staff can access both, but ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.