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Global Catalog server crashed and is no more - How do I get my domain back to normal

Posted on 2003-11-03
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Hi there.  I have a WIN2K domain with 2 DC's.  The primary DC crashed and lost everything.  Wouldn't fate have it that it was the global catalog server, not to mention all 5 FSMO roles.  Is there any way I can get my remaining DC to take control of the FSMO roles, and recreate the global catalog?  All of my users are still able to log on and access network resources.  Is there anything I can do, or will I end up having to recreate the domain?  Thanks in advance,

Andy
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Have a look at those:

Using Ntdsutil.exe to Seize or Transfer FSMO Roles to a Domain Controller
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=255504

Flexible Single Master Operation Transfer and Seizure Process
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=223787

Access Violation Error Occurs After Seizure of Domain Controller Role
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=305220

Windows 2000 Active Directory FSMO Roles
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=197132
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