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Just thought I should list the step by step process for performing authoritative restore in active directory for windows server 2003. But first, just a brief summary of the difference between an authoritative and a non authoritative restore.  A non Authoritative restore is hardware failures or other software issues that results in the complete restoration […]

Jul 4th, 2009 | Filed under Active Directory

In previous post I outline some guidelines on how to remove demoted domain controller from domain using ntdsutil.exe. In this post, I will give guides on removing a naming context, be it a child domain or a DNS zone from Active Directory usning ntdsutil.exe. First. make sure that no domain controller or replica objects exists […]

Jul 4th, 2009 | Filed under Active Directory

If you ever have been in a situation where your domain controller crashes or failed and there is no way you intend to bring it back to production then you must remove the failed domain controller objects from Active Directory. In a regular procedure, to remove Domain controller from domain, you will run dcpromo to […]

Jun 26th, 2009 | Filed under Active Directory