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2answers
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How to force active directory replication from one DC to another

I am having issues replicating AD from one DC to another. Both servers are Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. I have used the GUI option in sites and service to force replication. I have also tried repadmin, ...
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Secondary domain controller not converting to primary Server 2012

I was running my AD DS and DNS on an evaluation copy of Windows (let's call it old server). It was getting restarted after every 1 hour. So I installed a new machine with licensed version and created ...
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1answer
87 views

assign an OU to a certain RODC

I have a RWDC(A) and two RODC(B and C).i create an OU for each branch in RWDC however the OU and it's content will be replicated to all DCs within the domain. So I want to know can we assign an OU to ...
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439 views

Group Policy not replicating - Server 2012

I have 2 DCs. Both are Server 2012. For some reason Group Policy does not replicate between them and the client keeps getting : The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted to read the ...
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1answer
233 views

Why would a domain controller encouter a USN rollback after an unclean shutdown?

I have this Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller running on a physical Dell server, model PowerEdge R510. There are some electrical problems around here, thus a black-out is, unfortunately, quite ...
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2answers
318 views

How can I save a domain controller after a USN rollback without rebuilding the whole server?

Today I had (again...) to lobotomize a domain controller which had suffered the dreaded USN rollback; the standard solution to this issue is to demote it and then promote it back again, but the main ...
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1answer
84 views

No replication between two DCs, tomestoned?

A site-to-site VPN has been down between two sites for around 120days, which means the DC at the peer site hasn't had any inbound replication from the main site DC. When does the DC object get ...
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AD Replication Errors / KCC - Between two Domain Controllers

I'm having quite an issue that began a few days ago. Let me just lay out exactly what happened - also I've inherited this environment, please keep that in mind. 1st Domain Controller - Windows ...
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3answers
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New Domain controller is having trouble replicating from an existing DC, 13508 Event ID for FRS

This question is related to a previous one I asked regarding backing up Domain Controllers and RODC's. Basically I am making some changes in regards to the DC's in my network. I am looking to add a ...
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1answer
201 views

Secure Microsoft Active Directory DC to DC communications through firewall boundaries

We are currently looking to flatten our AD structure a bit to make things a bit more manageable, but we still want to keep our security posture as near as possible to where it is now. Currently, we ...
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156 views

Domain controller replication and distribution

What is the proper way to distribute work from the pdc to a bdc for authentication. If the bdc handles authentication, when it increments the bad password count, how is that relayed to the pdc? Does ...
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2answers
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Why can't I replicate DNS zones to non-DC DNS servers?

I've installed Windows Server 2008R2 Enterprise Edition with SP1 on two computers: 1) My primary domain controller. 2) A dedicated DNS server. My DNS server is not a domain controller, but it has ...
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1answer
968 views

Windows Server 2003 SP2 - JRNL_WRAP_ERROR (Sysvol)

SETUP: Windows Server 2003 SP2 with a replication error (this is the only DC in the domain) [image below]: Journal Wrap Error on sysvol share Is there a way to find out what is ...
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1answer
404 views

There is an inconsistency in the DS, suggest you run dcdiag in a few moments, perhaps on a different DC

Performing initial setup: Connecting to directory service on server . Collecting site info. Identifying all servers. **ERROR: There is an inconsistency in the DS, suggest you run dcdiag in a few ...
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1answer
250 views

best practice to removing DC from Site that no longer connects via vpn in another city

hi i am looking for a recap of what i have done already to see if i missed anything. i had two cities connected by wan using a ipsec persistent tunnel between gateways. i had one DC (DOMAIN ...
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1answer
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Can an orphaned Domain Controller be rescued?

When an Active Directory domain controller becomes orphaned from a domain, is it possible to configure it to continue operating as a healthy DC without going through the process of forcefully demoting ...
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1answer
565 views

SQL Server 2005 on 2008 DC - Cannot change service user

I cannot start SQL Server 2005 transactional replication after I promoted my 2008 Server to a DC. A required privilege is not held by the client. This site suggests that I need to change the ...
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2answers
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Will the DNS Forward Lookup Zone recreate itself if I delete it?

Here is my situation: I have inherited a Windows 2003 domain with only 1 domain controller, we'll call it DC1. DC1 is also the DNS, DHCP and Exchange server for this organization. DC1 was ...