NTDS ISAM event id 404



Hi, I have this error in event viewer...

Event Type: Error
Event Source: NTDS ISAM
Event Category: Database Page Cache
Event ID: 404
Date: 5/3/2007
Time: 12:01:43 PM
User: N/A

Computer: DC1
NTDS (288) Synchronous read page checksum error -1018 ((1:6844 1:6844)
(0-12987934) (0-13108775)) occurred. Please restore the databases from a
previous backup.

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I have two domain controller in the different site, any suggestions?

Joe Richards [MVP]

Wipe the machine, cut the objects from AD that are reflect that DC
(there is a KB for this, look up failed promotion) do low level disk
tests to determine if your hardware is failing, once you know everything
is good, rebuild the OS and dcpromo the machine back up to being a DC.

Joe Richards Microsoft MVP Windows Server Directory Services
Author of O'Reilly Active Directory Third Edition

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Thank you Joe, I demote the domain controller and rebuilding the array and
reinstall OS and promote domain controller.

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