Setting Profile and Home Folder Paths

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When I am trying to set profile and home folder paths on my AD Windows Server 2003 computer to a file server also running 2003 I get an error message that states "The home folder could not be created because: Configuration information could not be read from the domain controller, either because the machine is unavailable or access has been denied." The path I am using is servernamesharename But: I can connect to the same share when I use this path. IPAddresssharename Sounds like a DNS issue but when I use the servernamesharename path on the same AD server by mapping a drive or adding a network place it connects without a problem. If I ping the servername it correctly replies with the IP address. This information tells me that DNS is correct. Further Info: If I connect to the share from a computer on the domain it connects to servernamesharename without a problem. This file server I am trying to connect to is a child domain and the AD server is the parent. I appreciate any input. Thanks.
ASKED: July 19, 2006  10:47 AM
UPDATED: July 26, 2006  2:05 PM

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Enable Trusts.
You are in ‘Active Directory Users and Computers’,
You are in the ‘Users’ module,
You have selected a user account and entered ‘properties’,
You have chosen the “profile’ tab,

And you get your error message trying to create folders on the 2ND server.

Folder creation is handled by the ‘system’ service, which has no permissions on the 2ND server. While ‘ownership’ resolves to the ‘Administrator’, a lot of background action occur through the ‘system’ account which is LOCAL.

Good luck.

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