How to move NTDS logs on Windows Server 2008 to a different volume?

Posted on 2009-02-14
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I accidentally installed the NTDS log for my DC on a RAID drive that is used only for user profiles, backup, etc...

I mean to install it on the separate partition (d:) i created on the System Drive (c:) for logs only. How can i safely move this?
Question by:cktechnology
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Henrik Johansson earned 1000 total points
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Stop NTDS service
Start ntdsutil command
At ntdsutil prompt, enter 'activate instance ntds'
Enter 'files' to enter the file maintenance menu.
Enter 'move logs to D:\NTDS' or similar path.
Exit ntdsutil and start the services again.

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Thanks, i'll give it a shot after we close.

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