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Active Directory – SYSVOL and NETLOGON not replicating: Fixing the Journal Wrap Error

This can be caused by a JRNL_WRAP_ERROR, check the Event Viewer for Event ID: 13568. It’s oddly common and a lot of Active Directory sites have this problem without realizing it. (Which is why you should actually care about what shows up in the Event Logs.)


To correct this error, add follow the steps below.

On the source server.

  1. Click on Start, Run and type regedit.
  2. Navigate to:
  3. Double click on the value name “Enable Journal Wrap Automatic Restore” and update the value to 1.
  4. If the value name is not present you may add it with the New->DWORD Value function under the Edit Menu item. Type the value name exactly as shown above and set the parameter to 1
  5. Restart the replication service.


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