schema master fried

Discussion in 'Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server' started by Chupa, Dec 20, 2005.

  1. Chupa

    Chupa Guest

    My schema master is dead (it was w2k srvr) -
    lightning striked into the building and fried all
    data on the disk including mobo and all cards
    instaled, luckily my backup dc is still alive and
    has all user accounts.. tnx god..

    Now how do i make my what is currently BDC (i know
    this is not correct term but i used to it) to be
    my new schema master if old schema master cannot
    be contacted any more?

    My BDC is w2k3 srver?

    Any good ideas?

    Plase try to help if You can!

    Tenx.
     
    Chupa, Dec 20, 2005
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  2. You would seize the role.
    See:
    Using Ntdsutil.exe to seize or transfer FSMO roles to a domain controller
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;255504





    hth

    DDS W 2k MVP MCSE



    "Chupa" <chupa{makniovoixnakraju}@elgreco.fsb.h{x> wrote in message
    news:do9u32$ov$...
    > My schema master is dead (it was w2k srvr) - lightning striked into the
    > building and fried all data on the disk including mobo and all cards
    > instaled, luckily my backup dc is still alive and has all user accounts..
    > tnx god..
    >
    > Now how do i make my what is currently BDC (i know this is not correct
    > term but i used to it) to be my new schema master if old schema master
    > cannot be contacted any more?
    >
    > My BDC is w2k3 srver?
    >
    > Any good ideas?
    >
    > Plase try to help if You can!
    >
    > Tenx.
     
    Danny Sanders, Dec 20, 2005
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  3. Chupa

    Chupa Guest

    Danny Sanders wrote:
    > You would seize the role.


    I did, it all went ok.

    > Using Ntdsutil.exe to seize or transfer FSMO
    > roles to a domain
    > controller


    great tool. Thanx for help!
     
    Chupa, Dec 21, 2005
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