DCDIAG and Redirected Printers

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I’m doing a migration this weekend in a large, non SBS site.  As part of that I’ve replaced the domain controller in a remote site with a new box.  After making it a domain controller, I ran DCDIAG to check that all was fine.  I got a number of errors in the output log that didn’t make sense.  The error below is from the DCDIAG output.

Starting test: systemlog
         An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 11/17/2007   13:36:00
            (Event String could not be retrieved)
         An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 11/17/2007   13:36:00
            (Event String could not be retrieved)

 

A little googling showed that many people had these but didn’t seem to show a resolution.  I was concerned as at first, I didn’t see what the issue was.  I then realised that the number of errors coincided with the errors in the system log i was getting due to me managing the server from my laptop.  Doh!  So the error below is actually what the error in the DCDIAG log file is talking about.  Now I can move on and finish the job!

Event Type:    Error
Event Source:    TermServDevices
Event Category:    None
Event ID:    1111
Date:        17/11/2007
Time:        1:36:00 PM
User:        N/A
Computer:    UALBRSVR1
Description:
Driver Microsoft Shared Fax Driver required for printer !!smallsvr1!fax is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
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Category: Event Log Errors
Published: 17/11/2007 2:38 PM

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