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Problem using NTDSUTIL connections command

I am trying to remove old metadata for an old dc that was never properly removed from the domain.  I get into NTDSUTIL and get to the "connections" prompt. The instructions from the MS KB article tell me to "type set creds DomainNameUserNamePassword" I am a little confused at that part. Lets say my domain name is CONFUSED and ADMINISTRATOR is my username and my password is DAZED. How exactly should I type it?
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Alan HardistyCo-OwnerCommented:
Try the following article instead:


Much easier and never failed for me.
Mike KlineCommented:
I also like this article http://msmvps.com/blogs/ad/archive/2008/12/17/how-to-remove-a-failed-or-offline-dc.aspx

that KB 216498 is not great

...this gets so much easier in 2008 and 2008 R2 when you can delete the dead DC in ADUC (that cleans the metadata)


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