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Active Directory Restore

Posted on 2006-05-17
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Two Windows 2003 domain controllers, user delete an OU by mistake the OU holds others OUs, 500 user accounts and and thousand contacts.

Please help how to restore that OU and its child objects. system state backup is taken two days back.

 
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Question by:f_umar
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by:Lee W, MVP
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I think you'll want to do an authoritative restore:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;241594
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by:Lee W, MVP
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Note the restoring a subtree section.
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by:f_umar
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but it is for windows 2000 is it same for windows 2003 ?
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Lee W, MVP earned 1500 total points
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It should be pretty much the same.  You might want to review this though:
http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/Library/690730c7-83ce-4475-b9b4-46f76c9c7c901033.mspx?mfr=true
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by:f_umar
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after authoritative restore there is no Group policy for the domain, user has been forcefully decomissoned the other domain controller. how to set the Group Policy server for domain ?
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how to change a Group Policy server for domain?
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