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Exchange 2003 event id 8026 on DC no longer in operation

Our exchange 2003 server is producing an event 8026 - LDAP Bind was unsuccessful on directory <DC previously demoted and removed from domain> for distinguished name ''. Directory returned error:[0x51] Server Down.    

The DC it it referring to was demoted and removed from the domain.  Any suggestions on how to resolve this error? - Just to note, exchange seems to be functioning fine, I just don't like unxplained errors in the log...
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Please check if the domain DNS, the name server the demoted server is not listed. If it is please remove and check events.
mchad65Author Commented:
No, the demoted server is not listed anywhere in the domain DNS...
My guess is that you will need to check the default receipient configuration under the exchange system manager.  Under Receipent - Receipient Update Service.  Browse to the new DC under the properties.  Make sure you update it (right click menu).
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Hi mchad65,

Follow the steps in this link and see if it helps

You can resolve this issue by following these steps:

   1. Open Exchange System Manager.
   2. Expand the Recipients container, and then click Recipient Update Services.
   3. Double-click each Recipient Update Service, and then change the Windows domain controller setting to the new Windows domain controller in the domain.
mchad65Author Commented:
I love an easy solution.  Since you both submitted practically simultaniously, I split the points to be fair...

mchad65Author Commented:
Thanks Ahmed, but I already accepted the above(s).  But you are correct as well...  FWIW.
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