My Secoundary domain is crashed the server does not boot and we have decided to remove the domian itself.

Hi,

My Secoundary domain is crashed the server does not boot and we have decided to remove the domian itself.
We dont have a dc as backup for it.So how can i remove all the traces of the dead machineon my primary domains and domain controllers and all clients.

What should i do

Regards
Sharath
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Jay_Jay70Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Here we go

http://www.petri.co.il/delete_failed_dcs_from_ad.htm

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q230306

i would have thought with the amount of advice you pass out in the AD zones you would know this?
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bsharathAuthor Commented:
Jay

I have already seen these sites.
My problem is .
I dont want to add this secondary child domain back.I totally want to remove the traces.
If i do the petri given method will that be fine.Is it enough to do it on one server Dc
I just followed all the seps but still in ADUC > Connect to Domain i can still see the domain name.And even when logging into any machine i can see the remove domain name
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
you should only have to do it on one DC....the changes will replicate but if you are having problems you can do it on other DC's as well
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bsharathAuthor Commented:
I just followed all the steps but still in ADUC > Connect to Domain i can still see the domain name.And even when logging into any machine i can see the remove domain name
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bsharathAuthor Commented:
In Active directory Domains and trusts i can still see the secoundary domain.How do i remove this.It shows the remove button disabled.
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chandru_solCommented:
Sharath,

Hope you followed all the steps in that link and you can across all the necessary screenshot according to your sites

regards
Chandru
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
you may have to jump into the schema...though this isnt a light task....and i would get someone to give you a hand
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bsharathAuthor Commented:
Thanks...
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bsharathAuthor Commented:
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