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ACTIVE DIRECTORY ISSUE

Posted on 2003-03-06
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Supose i have in a network a windows 2000 Domain COntroller and an additional controller, if my Domain Controller server crash , how do I promote the additional controller to be a Primary DOmain COntroller.
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it describes the procedure to accomplish the point of your question.
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by:gregharman
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DCPROMO command should work just fine run it on the server tha you wish to promote.

Start Run "DCPROMO" press enter and follow the wizard.
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greg, if it's a domain controller already, that means dcpromo has been run on it already. running it again will demote it. and then there will be no more active directory. =(

jfvalverde, read the link i posted.
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night monkey , this process of transfering roles works even if the Domain Controller is down??
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night monkey , this process of transfering roles works even if the Domain Controller is down??
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yes, jfvalverde. it's actually intended to be performed under those circumstances.

take care.
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