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Unable to remove a server from AD Sites and Services

Hello,

We upgraded from NT 4.0 server to Windows 2003. due to the inability of windows 2003 to talk to NT, we used a intermediary windows 2000 server box to get the users from the NT box (installed NT4.0 server as BDC, then upgraded to PDC, then installed Windows 2000 server on it)

Somehow, after the installation was completed, the intermediary box, TRANSFER, was removed from everything but AD sites and services. Now I am unable to remove it as windows 2003 will not allow it. I am also getting replication errors in the event logs as in the NTDS settings for the 2003 server, it's replication partner is TRANSFER. TRANSFER is now non-existant. Any suggestions on how to remove TRANSFER for good.

Thanks.
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omniumnetworking
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garyraffertyCommented:
Follow the steps in the link below

http://www.petri.co.il/delete_failed_dcs_from_ad.htm
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omniumnetworkingAuthor Commented:
TY. I will try this later and post.
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omniumnetworkingAuthor Commented:
gary, i have not had the opportunity to try this as yet - but is definitely on my to-do list. Hopefully, in the next 2-3 weeks.

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omniumnetworkingAuthor Commented:
Sorry for not reporting back... have not had the chance to try removal yet, last few visits were kinda hectic. I will accept gafferety's port.

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