Make sure that one DC in each site is a global catalog (GC) server, as your clients will not be able to log on without access to the GC. (See this article for instructions on enabling a controller to be a GC.) Also make sure that you have WINS running in both locations, as NT and 98 clients require NetBIOS for name resolution.
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