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We have multiple sites with multiple DC's. Since performing the migrations we have been experiencing all sorts of problems with DFSR etc.

We have multiple objects in the AD ..

  • DCNAME
  • DCNAMECNF:f9f56ebd-0883-4905-a82e-e152f3ba402c

anyone experienced this before? we are contemplating demoting & disjoining ensuring ad object gets deleted then rejoining the domain and promoting to DC/GC

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When you introduce 2 AD objects with the same name, a naming conflict occurs, and the oldest object will be renamed by appending CNF:<guid>.

CNF: is probably short for "CoNFlict"

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Dammit!! I'll check this in the morning.. thanks any how! –  Aceth Jul 25 '12 at 23:05

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