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DHCP SERVICE ON BACKUP DOMAIN CONTROLLER FAIL TO START

Posted on 2006-06-20
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HELLO EXPERT,

I have two windows nt server on my network.
configure as pdc and bdc resp.
I took the bdc offline, disconnect from the network to enable the configuration of
the dhcp scope and global options.
when i tried to start the dhcp sevice on the bdc( offline) the dchp service failed
to start , checking the event veiwer the following message recorded.

THE DHCP SERVER FAILED TO INITIALIZE IT REGISTRY DATA.
EVENT ID 1003.
help please
THANKS
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Question by:jomfra
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by:oBdA
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If the machine is completely disconnected, connect it to an active networking component (an otherwise disconnected hub/switch), so that the TCP/IP stack can start.
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by:jomfra
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hello obda,

thanks for the advice will try later today
and forward results .
thnaks
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by:jomfra
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hello obda

I did as directed by you
the same response and message when cheching event log.
thanks
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oBdA earned 500 total points
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Assuming you just installed the DHCP service as a backup solution, did you reapply SP6a (and any subsequent hotfixes you might have had installed) afterwards?
Otherwise, try to uninstall the DHCP service, reboot, and reinstall (SP6a!) again; assuming again that you need this is a backup solution to be activcated in case the primary is down, check this article on how to copy the DHCP database to the BDC to make your life easier:
How to move a DHCP database from one server to another in Windows NT 4.0 and in Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=130642
If it still doesn't work, please post the *verbatim* and complete message in the event log.
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by:jomfra
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hello obda,

i uninstall and reinstall dhcp reapply service pack6
and my dhcp server is good to go
thank you
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