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Metadata Cleanup, missing servers

I have been having some replication issues because of a DC that was beyond repair. It had a Global Catalog. I verified that all FISMO Roles had been removed. and I have them on another domain controller. As I go theru the metadata cleanup and type "List Servers in Site" I get "No active site list" the actual process that I attempted is pasted beneth this question.



Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
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C:\Windows\system32>ntdsutil
ntdsutil: metadata cleanup
metadata cleanup: connections
server connections: connect to server hp-dc1
Binding to hp-dc1 ...
Connected to hp-dc1 using credentials of locally logged on user.
server connections: q
metadata cleanup: select operation target
select operation target: list domains
Found 1 domain(s)
0 - DC=wr,DC=ccc,DC=edu
select operation target: list domains
Found 1 domain(s)
0 - DC=wr,DC=ccc,DC=edu
select operation target: select domain 0
No current site
Domain - DC=wr,DC=ccc,DC=edu
No current server
No current Naming Context
select operation target: list servers in site
No active site list
select operation target: list servers in site
No active site list
select operation target: select domain 0
No current site
Domain - DC=wr,DC=ccc,DC=edu
No current server
No current Naming Context
select operation target:
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MarinertekCommented:
you need to list the site first after you select the domain.

from "select operation target:" type "list sites" then select your site. Once the site is selected, list the servers in the site.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216498

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Darius GhassemCommented:
Here is a good article on the procedures you need to make sure you go through all the steps and select all the correct locations like the site the DC is in

http://www.petri.co.il/delete_failed_dcs_from_ad.htm
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ChiefITCommented:
Use Dariusq's link:

In addition to AD metadata, Petri also outlines how to remove DNS, and FRS metadata. Microsoft's link only shows you how to remove AD metadta, hence leaving FRS and DNS objects that will show up on a DCDIAG.  The link above is more thorough than microsoft's metadata cleanup.
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