Additional Domain Controller not servicing login requests

Posted on 2006-04-21
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
The original domain controller was knocked offline,and when users came in this morning, noone could connect.  Is there something else that needs to be set in order for the new domain controller ot kick in and take over?
Question by:dslivingston
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    Accepted Solution

    You are going to need to sieze the FSMO roles, specifically the PDC emulator role.

    This EE question here has basically all you need to know, including links:
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    Assisted Solution

    If the original DC was a GC and the new one isn't then you will have issues logging on.

    This explains why:

    This is a workaround:

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