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DNS and Event log will not start Error 1717

Posted on 2011-03-16
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I restarted our main domain controller. DNS and the Event Log will not start.  For DNS I receive this "Error 1717 The interface is unknown".  When I try to start the event viewer I get Error 5 Access is denied.  I am logged in as the administrator.  I ran dcdiag on the domain controller and attached it.  Also I found this on the Internet but I am not sure I should run it.  It said to run these commands on the domain controller

•dcgpofix /ignoreschema
•Press OK twice and run gpupdate /force
•Reboot
dcdiag.txt
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by:AndrewK80
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run through this and see if it of any assistance.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/839880
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by:jtennyson
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No.  That did not have anything about my problem.
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Called Microsoft.  Paid $259. The log files were corrupt
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Had to pay Microsoft
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by:CCSO691
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Had this problem somehow winevt sub dir got flagged as read only.
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