Removing a crashed DC from domain


K

Karl

One of my DC's in a W2k domain crashed and burned. I keep
getting errors in the event log about it still trying to
replicate and it is causing problems. How can I
completely remove it from AD so the other DC's stop
looking for it?

Regards,
-Karl
 
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M

Mike Aubert

Hi Karl,

Have a link:

HOW TO: Remove Data in Active Directory After an Unsuccessful Domain
Controller Demotion
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=216498

Also, if the failed domain controller held any of the FSMO roles you will
need to seize the roles to a different server using Ntdsutil (just don't put
the failed DC back on the network unless it is formatted and windows is
reinstalled - but that does not sound like an issue in your case).

Mike

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