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  • Dcpromo in Windows Server 2003

    Hi, im currently setting up a Windows Server 2003 server, I only have problem with dcpromo. Basically after I set the IP address to be static and make the default gateway same as the server, and use DCPROMO, in the end the dns address isn't the IP address of the computer, instead it's Localhost,...

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  • Replacing a server in an existing domain (not the main domain controller)

    I have a domain in a school system that has one Server 2003 domain controller and each of the seven schools have an additional server in the same domain. All of these servers are Server 2003 OS. I am replacing several of the school's servers with Server 2008 R2. I have run adprep and prepared my...

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  • Problem adding a second domain controller to a single-domain forest

    I am trying to add a second domain controller (DC) with 64-bit hardware to a domain with Exchange Server 2003 installed on the first domain controller. I was told that I need to run ADPREP to prepare the forest when I run DCPROMO. This is the first domain in the forest. However, when I ran ADPREP...

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  • Failover Issue to Second DC Windows Server 2003

    Hi all, Here's the gist. Have an old DC (2003 R2), which was getting long in the tooth. So I created a new DC (2003 R2) through DCPROMO, AD integrated, DNS intergrated, and transfered all five fsmo rolls to it. Additionally I made it the DHCP server. We have exchange 2003. When both the old and new...

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  • Why do sysvol replication errors persist on second DC after DCPROMO?

    [dt]Added second Windows Server 2003 DC (DC2) to single domain (AD, File Server, DNS Server, GC Role on both DCs) / (DCPROMO run) Intended for DC2 to be replica of main DC (DC1) / same OS on both. Same domain, same building, no firewall between, only a switch. Different IP's, DC1 is primary in all...

    Itfix75 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 Domain controller adprep error message

    I am running Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller. I am trying to run a “adprep /rodcprep” command, but get the following error message. “Adprep could not contact a replica for partition DC=DomainDnsZones"

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  • Windows server 2003 dc promo error on vshere 4.0

    I am getting the following error when running DCpromo trying to join an existing domain on the server Operation failed:The network location cannot be reached I checked and made sure there were no issues with our network connections

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory wont install

    I am trying to download active directory, i have tried DCPROMO and it says in cant find it, i would lso like to down load windows XP professional and windows server 2003

    Aaazzz1234567895 pointsBadges:
  • Create a child domain and then delegate the DNS namespace to a domain controller in child domain

    am trying dns delegation, I have installed active directory domain name "parent.local" on windows server 2003 server name SERVER1. Ip address is 192.168.0.3. Preferred dns set it itself. The active directory integrated dns zone name is "parent.local". Then I create a child domain child.parent.local...

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  • How to Create Custom application directory partition to replicate zone data in selected domain controllers in forest

    I am trying to create a custom application directory partition to replicate zone data to specified domain controllers in a forest. For that I create a first domain name domain.net in a new forest using dcpromo on standalone computer name Server2003. The default zone replication scope is To All Dns...

    Spybutterfly10 pointsBadges:
  • dcpromo print server

    will demoting a server with dcpromo, will it effect the shared printers

    jhoneil5 pointsBadges:
  • DCPromo and windows server 2000 print server

    I've got a rebuilt domain controller running Windows 2000 Server SP4. It is one of 3 domain controllers. Since the rebuild I've not been able to synch the Sysvol, and I've seen dcpromo as an option to demote the domain controller, move off the Sysvol directory and then repromote back to a domain...

    ITKE345,295 pointsBadges:
  • Exchange Server & Domain Controller Q’s

    Current situation: Exchange 2003 Standard Edtion (SP2) is running on Server 2000 SP4 w/roll-ups. Some servers are 2000, some are 2003/2003R2. In the "NT Domain" world, the Exchange Server would also be called the PDC. I am running the Domain in native mode, since I no longer have any NT servers or...

    Clarke20 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2003 DC Promo: adding new DC

    We have an existing Win2K3 domain with a primary DC in our main office and a secondary DC in a co-location facility 700 miles away. We have a secondary (local) office connected to our main via WAN link. There is a member server which we would like to convert to a DC using dcpromo (for a variety of...

    Pressler29042,190 pointsBadges:
  • I set up a second Exchange server on a single domain, but installed AD on it before finding out this is not advised.

    I set up a second Exchange server on a single domain, but installed AD on it before finding out this is not advised. Can you tell me what problems it causes and whether or not I can just use DCPROMO to remove the AD component without causing problems. I ultimately need to have redundant copies of...

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  • When Exchange Server was DC secondary, RPC Over HTTP service was working fine, but now not because i have problems with trust certificates.

    My Exchange Server was working as a DC but i had many problems with this configuration. For solving these problems i decided to remove the DC configuration over Exchange Server using dcpromo command. When Exchange Server was DC secondary, RPC Over HTTP service was working fine, but now not because...

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  • Win 20003 “dcpromo”

    Already run the adprep/forestprep & adprep/domainprep on my Win2K DC an successfully run but when I run dcpromo on my new Win Server 2003... The operation failed it says The forest is not prepared for installing Win Server 2003. The version of the Active Directory schema of the source forest is not...

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  • New DC replication Windows Server 2003

    I have a Win2K3 server setup and ready to add to an existing domain. Would I just do a dcpromo then put it on the network? or am I missing something?

    Muddhole70 pointsBadges:
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