Thank you for posting here.
According to your description, I understand that:
Gpresult shows wrong domain functional level in SBS 2003 environment.
If I have misunderstood the problem, please don't hesitate to let me know.
Yes, this is a issue that occurs in Windows Server 2003 SP2 gpresult.exe
(version number 5.2.3790.3959) and maybe later versions. In the new version
delivered with Windows Server 2003 SP2 gpresult does a lookup for the
domain name in the registry of the client instead of the through LDAP
query. This may result in incorrect domain information being presented in
The issue has been forwarded to the product group. It may be corrected in
the later versions. Thanks again for your reporting.
Hope it helps. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not
hesitate to let me know.
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