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Dead Domain Controller cannot be deleted.

Posted on 2011-09-17
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I am unable to delete a defunct domain controller. The DC is permanently gone but attempts to delete it using Active Directory Users and Computers returns "The object (servername) (or some of the objects it contains) cannot be deleted because: Access is denied.

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In Active Directory Users and Computers click View and select "Users, Groups, and Computers as containers". May be server contains some objects.
Also check the permissions for all objects
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The server appears under Domain Controllers but lists 0 objects.
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Have you enough rights for thic controller in security tab?
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I'm sorry. I do not understand your comment. I am logged in as Domain Administrator.
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"I am logged in as Domain Administrator"- yoes, but domain administrator canhave no rights for some objects. In this case you should become owner of object and then assign rights.
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Didn't have the right rights. System complete

all points to als315

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mike
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