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

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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

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Sharath
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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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by:bsharath
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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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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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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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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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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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by:Jay_Jay70
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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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Thanks...
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Any help...
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