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Group Policy was applied from deleted domain controller
We have an issue with domain policies not being applied. After running a gpresult we have found that the policy is trying to update from a DC that was deleted about 3 years ago...
How can I find this ghost object and remove it?
8/22/2022 - Mon
Miguel Angel Perez Muñoz
This guide would help you:
Server being listed in gpresult not listed. these DC's were removed without any issues a bout 3years ago but still being ref by gpo
A "dcdiag /v /e /f:dcdiag.txt" might tell you why.
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found this in the result between all the current prod DC's
* SPN found :LDAP/a6a54aea-9b1c-4f94-a
* SPN found :E3514235-4B06-11D1-AB04-0
how can i removed this if i don't find it in DNS?
Where did you find it?
is the AD replication SPN
is the DC GUID
This entry should only be registered on the DC with that GUID.
To see spn's:
setspn -l <name of DC>
To remove a spn:
setspn -d <SPN> <name of DC>
Try abandon your domain with one of your domain account and join domain again (I suppose you have a another dc ) and check your dns settings to clients resolve your new dc (on client side, in command prompt write ipconfig /flushdns)
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removed pc from domain and readded it. no issues. with the setspn cmd:
FindDomainForAccount: DsGetDcNameWithAccountW failed!
Try, open OU that your computer belongs to, right click computer name select reset computer account (be careful, all GPOs,certificates are affected at this time).
If it doesn't work try move your client to another OU.
How do i remove the old DC from the domain if the computer account does not exist anymore?
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