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Posted on 2007-12-04
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I had a second domain controller and demoted it. now when I tried to add a new user in AD  I get:
The directory service was unable to allocate a relative identifier.

I run readmin /showreps I get:

Default-First-Site-Name\LACOFS1
DC Options: IS_GC
Site Options: (none)
DC object GUID: f3f5033b-21c2-4a69-8945-253e50cb8fe6
DC invocationID: 938799eb-0078-46ae-a4d3-8dfa2defaa22

==== INBOUND NEIGHBORS ======================================

DC=laco,DC=local
    Default-First-Site-Name\LACOTEMPDC via RPC
        DC object GUID: 49d5eb0a-cdce-4224-988e-97fb68dcfb23
        Last attempt @ 2007-12-04 06:59:43 failed, result 8524 (0x214c):
            The DSA operation is unable to proceed because of a DNS lookup failu
re.
        633 consecutive failure(s).
        Last success @ 2007-10-08 13:31:50.

CN=Configuration,DC=laco,DC=local
    Default-First-Site-Name\LACOTEMPDC via RPC
        DC object GUID: 49d5eb0a-cdce-4224-988e-97fb68dcfb23
        Last attempt @ 2007-12-04 06:59:46 failed, result 8524 (0x214c):
            The DSA operation is unable to proceed because of a DNS lookup failu
re.
        633 consecutive failure(s).
        Last success @ 2007-10-08 13:29:58.

CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=laco,DC=local
    Default-First-Site-Name\LACOTEMPDC via RPC
        DC object GUID: 49d5eb0a-cdce-4224-988e-97fb68dcfb23
        Last attempt @ 2007-12-04 06:59:48 failed, result 8524 (0x214c):
            The DSA operation is unable to proceed because of a DNS lookup failu
re.
        633 consecutive failure(s).
        Last success @ 2007-10-08 12:54:24.

DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=laco,DC=local
    Default-First-Site-Name\LACOTEMPDC via RPC
        DC object GUID: 49d5eb0a-cdce-4224-988e-97fb68dcfb23
        Last attempt @ 2007-12-04 06:59:43 failed, result 1256 (0x4e8):
            The remote system is not available. For information about network tr
oubleshooting, see Windows Help.
        633 consecutive failure(s).
        Last success @ 2007-10-08 12:54:24.

DC=ForestDnsZones,DC=laco,DC=local
    Default-First-Site-Name\LACOTEMPDC via RPC
        DC object GUID: 49d5eb0a-cdce-4224-988e-97fb68dcfb23
        Last attempt @ 2007-12-04 06:59:43 failed, result 1256 (0x4e8):
The question is I am trying to use repadmin /delete but the example is:
repadmin /delete CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=contoso,DC=com DC01 97c68f88-3864-4a12-9962-ca389937e237._msdcs.contoso.com /localonly

What is DC=com DC01? When I try DC=local or DC=LACOTEMPDC I get:
Unknown option "DC=local"

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Sounds like that DC held the RID Master roles.

Find all 5 FSMO roles so you know what you're missing.
Seize the missing roles.
Use a Metadata cleanup to get rid of the old DC.
Check/delete any instance of the old server from DNS, AD Sites and Services and AD itself (if you find any).

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/255504
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216498
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Thanks!!!
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