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Failed Domain membership test

Posted on 2008-10-30
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Netdiag shows follwing error

Domain membership test . . . . . . : Failed
    [WARNING] Ths system volume has not been completely replicated to the local
machine. This machine is not working properly as a DC.

I checked up nd netlogon share is missing from the domain controller whcih i recently installed.

i tried  removing the active directory but it gives following error:

DSA operation is unable to proceed because of a dns failure.
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You can do a dcpromo /foreceremoval. Once you have done this do a metadata cleanup on AD. The quickest way is to do this.

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


You can also try to get the server working by using the burflag method.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316790

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb%3Ben-us%3B315457
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It was a stupid dns issue on my main domain controller whcih was preventing replicaton  of data between dc.

Thanks for your help though
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