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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 4:33 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Are there any Event log errors on any of the DCs? Also, I can not demote it from a domain controller because > the new sever is using the same name on the domain. > > Is this just a ridiculous catch Also, I can not demote it from a domain controller because the > new sever is using the same name on the domain. > > Is this just a ridiculous catch What are some ways to improve a voltage multiplier? http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-2000/windows-2000-domain-issue.html

Has this happened to anyone else and what is the correct steps to demote a server, but keep it's resources available. Consequently, I now have two servers > that are configured exactly the same. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/332199/domain-controllers-do-not-demote-gracefully-when-you-use-the-active-directory-installation-wizard-to-force-demotion-in-windows-server-2003-and-in-windows-2000-server

The two servers were moved onto a third physical server, using VMWare, both are running on the same machine now. The two servers were moved onto a third physical server, using > VMWare, both are running on the same machine now. > > So, S1 and S2 exist, in their original Thought I'd try one more thing before force demoting it, and I lucked out. ;-) Friday, July 01, 2011 7:48 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I got I also tried dcpromo /forceremoval with the same result as above.

Best regards Meinolf Weber Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. ** Please do NOT email, only reply to Newsgroups ** HELP us help http://www.blakjak.demon.co.uk/mul_crss.htm > I replaced a server with a new server. How many cores can I use with my license? If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

This option is only used when you are demoting the last Domain Controller and you also want to remove the domain. Example in attached Image What are the tax implications if I do some work for a company for trade, rather than pay? 22 year old inherited 30k from 529 payout; wondering The server has been rebooting spontaneously for about a month, and is generally old, so they wanted a new server. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/223757/unattended-promotion-and-demotion-of-windows-2000-and-windows-server-2003-domain-controllers Verify the availability of the operations masters.

As Meinolf said, you > will need to disjoin your current machines, and rejoin them to the new > domain. The old DC is pointing to new DCs for DNS. Also, I can not demote it from a domain controller >>> because the new sever is using the same name on the domain. >>> >>> Is this just a ridiculous catch But only one was in use.

  1. To do that you need to have a Domain Admin account.
  2. For lack of a better word our main server is a Windows 2012 R2 Standard.
  3. Best regards Meinolf Weber Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. ** Please do NOT email, only reply to Newsgroups ** HELP us help
  4. What does it mean?

a domain member server If you wish to keep this server in your environment it’s good to consider its name change (if it was related with DC – as in my check it out But you did create a dupe name issue on the network. > If this was the case, a simple demotion would have sufficed. It looks like the *easier* option is to use the /forceremoval switch and run a Metadata cleanup to make sure the reference is removed from AD. Click here to join today!

smile Save your sanity. –Evan Anderson Jun 3 '09 at 20:29 2 Yup. this page It is connected as a Z drive and the path is \server ip\share name. Also, can you post an unedited ipconfig /all from both DCs, please? -- Ace This posting is provided "AS-IS" with no warranties or guarantees and confers no rights. Consequently, I now had 2 servers (both > S1) on the network. > > > Did that make sense?

Thanks for any advice Gary gfg, May 24, 2006 #1 Rockn Joined: Jul 29, 2001 Messages: 21,334 Adprep /forestprep and then dcpromo. All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs CHallisy, Jun 5, 2009 #1 Advertisements CHallisy Guest "CHallisy" wrote: > I replaced a server with a new server. get redirected here Consequently, I now have two >>> servers >>> that are configured exactly the same.

Consequently, I now had 2 servers > (both S1) on the network. > > Did that make sense? > Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS], Jun 8, 2009 #8 Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS] Guest Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Nuke it and be done. –squillman Jun 3 '09 at 20:32 I agree that would be the easy way out..

While "dcpromo" has a problem with the name resolution, using "dcpromo /forceremoval" bypassed that check and allowed me to demote the domain controller.

Privacy statement  © 2017 Microsoft. I removed this server as a Global Catalog after the first failed attempt to demote it. Did that make sense? Dcdiag is available on Domain Controller by default but repadmin must be installed from Support Tools from Windows Server CD.

Yes, the forceremoval should work fine. Now, they are both a domain > > controller, > > with the same name, on the same domain. > > > > By reading here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc740017.aspx > > > > To check that use repadmin tool from Support Tools. useful reference We attempted to demote a server used for storage(Windows 2012 R2 Standard) and a server running Radius(Windows 2012 R2 Standard).

I'm trying to avoid using the /forceremoval parameter until hopefully a couple of other troubleshooting steps/suggestions have been made. Thanks for everyone's assistance so far. Let me see if my interpretations are correct: So you had S1 and S2 configured both as a DC with the same domain name?