Problem with Demote a domain controller

Dear all,

I tried today to demote a DC, but my domain environment is still need this DC to work.
I have windows server 2003 Small Business DC as DC1 & lately I added windows

server 2008 R2 DC as DC2 in new box as Additional domain. Now, I need to demote

the windows server 2003 SB ( DC1) in old Box.

I transferred FSMO ( All 5 Roles) and delete DC1 from the AD. Also, remove it from

AD users & computers and from AD Sites & Services and from DNS... I used the steps

in this link: http://www.petri.co.il/delete_failed_dcs_from_ad.htm

When Dc1 is not connected to the network, I receive this error ( See this pic from this

link http://i41.tinypic.com/30upoxj.png) whenever I opened any AD consoles ( AD

users & computers, etc...).

Also, When I tried to change Domain Controller, it seems that it could not located the

Domain or any DCs. Please, see this pic from this link:

http://i43.tinypic.com/2n6afx1.png

I can solve it be reconnecting DC1 to the network, but I don't want to keep it any

longer and I don't know what I am missing?. Moreover, I tried to use dcpromo in DC1

to delete the DC, but I receive an error that tells me this is not the last DC in the forest

and cannot proceed deleting the DC.

Can you help me ASAP, I am stack here.

Waiting for  your reply.... Thank you!
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Well how did you migrate to Windows 2008 Server?

Run dcdiag post results.

Make sure that the new DC is only pointing to itself for DNS.

And clients point to this new DC for DNS only
nettech1998Author Commented:
Dear dariusg

Well how did you migrate to Windows 2008 Server?
I use the same steps in this link: http://blogs.dirteam.com/blogs/sanderberkouwer/archive/2010/05/26/transitioning-your-active-directory-to-windows-server-2008-r2.aspx


Make sure that the new DC is only pointing to itself for DNS.
How can I achieve this?!
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nettech1998Author Commented:
I already do the steps for migration ( NO Exchange Server & NO DHCP server) & moved the FSMO.. and make sure that DC1 (Small Business Server) is not a Global Catalog Server

And already change DNS form TCP/IP properties in DC2 and change to the IP of DC2

However, the last step did not work for me as I explain earlier " I receive an error that tells me this is not the last DC in the forest and cannot proceed deleting the DC." How to make it "This server is the last domain controller in the domain"???!
Darius GhassemCommented:
Please post dcdiag results.

The message could because it is an SBS server which believes it is the master at all times
JaihuntCommented:
Hi

fFrst make sure  your DC2 (2k8) server acting as DC properly with all FSMO roles working fine in the server. you can demote DC1 normal through dcpromo command in the RUN. Dont clicke the this the Last DC in the domain. Then you can shut down the server and Perform Meta data clean up from DC2 (2k8) server  or you can Go to AD sites services Right click the computer object delete in 2008 you will see a check box like This Domain Controller is permanently offline and can no longer be demoted using the Active Directory Domain Services Installation Wizard (DCPROMO) check It and Delete the Computer object.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc816907%28WS.10%29.aspx

For making DNS point to its own IP

Go to TCP/IP properties Change Primary DNS to 127.0.0.1.
nettech1998Author Commented:
Dear dariusg

Where should I use it on DC1 or DC2 and with what parameters you want me to test with...
Darius GhassemCommented:
dcdiag from both servers

Do not use 127.0.0.1 use the actual IP address
nettech1998Author Commented:
This is result from Dc2 ( new Server)
C:\Users\Administrator.DOVEENERGY>dcdiag

Directory Server Diagnosis

Performing initial setup:
   Trying to find home server...
   Home Server = New-SERVER
   * Identified AD Forest.
   Done gathering initial info.

Doing initial required tests

   Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\NEW-SERVER
      Starting test: Connectivity
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test Connectivity

Doing primary tests

   Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\NEW-SERVER
      Starting test: Advertising
         Warning: DsGetDcName returned information for \\dove-server.doveenergy.com, when we were
         trying to reach NEW-SERVER.
         SERVER IS NOT RESPONDING or IS NOT CONSIDERED SUITABLE.
         ......................... NEW-SERVER failed test Advertising
      Starting test: FrsEvent
         There are warning or error events within the last 24 hours after the SYSVOL has been
         shared.  Failing SYSVOL replication problems may cause Group Policy problems.
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test FrsEvent
      Starting test: DFSREvent
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test DFSREvent
      Starting test: SysVolCheck
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test SysVolCheck
      Starting test: KccEvent
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test KccEvent
      Starting test: KnowsOfRoleHolders
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test KnowsOfRoleHolders
      Starting test: MachineAccount
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test MachineAccount
      Starting test: NCSecDesc
         Error NT AUTHORITY\ENTERPRISE DOMAIN CONTROLLERS doesn't have
            Replicating Directory Changes In Filtered Set
         access rights for the naming context:
         DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=doveenergy,DC=com
         Error NT AUTHORITY\ENTERPRISE DOMAIN CONTROLLERS doesn't have
            Replicating Directory Changes In Filtered Set
         access rights for the naming context:
         DC=ForestDnsZones,DC=doveenergy,DC=com
         ......................... NEW-SERVER failed test NCSecDesc
      Starting test: NetLogons
         Unable to connect to the NETLOGON share! (\\NEW-SERVER\netlogon)
         [NEW-SERVER] An net use or LsaPolicy operation failed with error 67,
         The network name cannot be found..
         ......................... NEW-SERVER failed test NetLogons
      Starting test: ObjectsReplicated
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test ObjectsReplicated
      Starting test: Replications
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test Replications
      Starting test: RidManager
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test RidManager
      Starting test: Services
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test Services
      Starting test: SystemLog
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:45
            Event String:
            Driver HP Color LaserJet CP2020 Series PCL 6 required for printer HP Color LaserJet CP20
20 Series PCL 6 (Copy 1) is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log
in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:45
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer Acrobat Distiller is unknown. Cont
act the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:45
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer !!LUBNA!Acrobat Distiller is unkno
wn. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041E
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:44
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain con
troller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is
configured and working correctly.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041E
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:44
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain con
troller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is
configured and working correctly.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:46
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer !!LUBNA!Auto Acrobat Distiller on
DOC-CON is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:46
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer Auto Acrobat Distiller on HUSSAIN
is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:47
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer Auto Acrobat Distiller on MUTAHAR1
 is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:47
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer !!LUBNA!Auto Acrobat Distiller on
MUTAHAR1 is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:47
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer !!LUBNA!Auto Acrobat Distiller on
SOFIA1 is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:48
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer Auto Acrobat Distiller on THABET i
s unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:48
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer !!LUBNA!Auto Coppier on DOC-CON is
 unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:48
            Event String:
            Driver HP Color LaserJet 2600n required for printer Auto HP Color LaserJet 2600n on HUSS
AIN is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:49
            Event String:
            Driver HP DeskJet 1220C required for printer Auto HP DeskJet 1220C on HUSSAIN is unknown
. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:49
            Event String:
            Driver HP DeskJet 950C/952C/959C required for printer Auto hp deskjet 950c series on MOH
AMMED is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:50
            Event String:
            Driver HP DeskJet 950C/952C/959C required for printer Auto HP DeskJet 950C/952C/959C on
HR-SARAH is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:50
            Event String:
            Driver e-PDF Converter and Creator required for printer e-PDF Converter and Creator is u
nknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:50
            Event String:
            Driver HP Color LaserJet 2600n required for printer HP Color LaserJet 2600n is unknown.
Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:51
            Event String:
            Driver HP Color LaserJet 5550 PCL 6 required for printer HP Color LaserJet 4650 PCL 6 is
 unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:51
            Event String:
            Driver HP Color LaserJet CP2020 Series PCL 6 required for printer HP Color LaserJet CP20
20 Series PCL 6 is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.

         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:52
            Event String:
            Driver HP DeskJet 930C/932C/935C required for printer HP DeskJet 930C/932C/935C is unkno
wn. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:52
            Event String:
            Driver hp deskjet 960c required for printer hp deskjet 960c is unknown. Contact the admi
nistrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:52
            Event String:
            Driver HP LaserJet 4L/4ML PostScript required for printer HP LaserJet 4L/4ML PostScript
is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:54
            Event String:
            Driver pdfFactory 2 required for printer pdfFactory Pro is unknown. Contact the administ
rator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:41:54
            Event String:
            Driver pdfFactory 2 required for printer !!LUBNA!pdfFactory Pro is unknown. Contact the
administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x80050004
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:47:44
            Event String:
            HP NC382i: The network link is down.  Check to make sure the network cable is properly c
onnected.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x80050004
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:47:44
            Event String:
            HP NC382i: The network link is down.  Check to make sure the network cable is properly c
onnected.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x80050004
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:47:44
            Event String:
            HP NC382i: The network link is down.  Check to make sure the network cable is properly c
onnected.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x8000001D
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:47:58
            Event String:
            The Key Distribution Center (KDC) cannot find a suitable certificate to use for smart ca
rd logons, or the KDC certificate could not be verified. Smart card logon may not function correctly
 if this problem is not resolved. To correct this problem, either verify the existing KDC certificat
e using certutil.exe or enroll for a new KDC certificate.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000079
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:47:59
            Event String:
            The firewall exception to allow Internet Storage Name Server (iSNS) client functionality
 is not enabled. iSNS client functionality is not available.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041F
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:48:29
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not resolve the computer name. This
 could be caused by one of more of the following:
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:48:40
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:48:55
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x000003F6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:48:55
            Event String:
            Name resolution for the name dove-server.doveenergy.com timed out after none of the conf
igured DNS servers responded.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:49:10
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000000C
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:49:24
            Event String:
            Time Provider NtpClient: This machine is configured to use the domain hierarchy to deter
mine its time source, but it is the AD PDC emulator for the domain at the root of the forest, so the
re is no machine above it in the domain hierarchy to use as a time source. It is recommended that yo
u either configure a reliable time service in the root domain, or manually configure the AD PDC to s
ynchronize with an external time source. Otherwise, this machine will function as the authoritative
time source in the domain hierarchy. If an external time source is not configured or used for this c
omputer, you may choose to disable the NtpClient.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:49:25
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000A001
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:49:25
            Event String:
            The Security System could not establish a secured connection with the server ldap/doveen
ergy.com/doveenergy.com@DOVEENERGY.COM. No authentication protocol was available.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x000003F6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:49:28
            Event String:
            Name resolution for the name dove-server.doveenergy.com timed out after none of the conf
igured DNS servers responded.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x000003F6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:49:33
            Event String:
            Name resolution for the name wpad.doveenergy.com timed out after none of the configured
DNS servers responded.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:49:40
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC000042B
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:49:53
            Event String:
            The terminal server cannot register 'TERMSRV' Service Principal Name to be used for serv
er authentication. The following error occured: The RPC server is unavailable.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:49:55
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:10
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:25
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041E
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:26
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain con
troller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is
configured and working correctly.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:40
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:42
            Event String:
            Driver HP Color LaserJet CP2020 Series PCL 6 required for printer HP Color LaserJet CP20
20 Series PCL 6 (Copy 1) is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log
in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:42
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer Auto Acrobat Distiller on MUTAHAR1
 is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:42
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer !!LUBNA!Acrobat Distiller is unkno
wn. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:43
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer Auto Acrobat Distiller on HUSSAIN
is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:43
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer !!LUBNA!Auto Acrobat Distiller on
MUTAHAR1 is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:44
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer Acrobat Distiller is unknown. Cont
act the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:44
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer !!LUBNA!Auto Acrobat Distiller on
DOC-CON is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:45
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer !!LUBNA!Auto Acrobat Distiller on
SOFIA1 is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:45
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer Auto Acrobat Distiller on THABET i
s unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:45
            Event String:
            Driver HP DeskJet 950C/952C/959C required for printer Auto HP DeskJet 950C/952C/959C on
HR-SARAH is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:46
            Event String:
            Driver HP Color LaserJet 2600n required for printer Auto HP Color LaserJet 2600n on HUSS
AIN is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:46
            Event String:
            Driver HP DeskJet 1220C required for printer Auto HP DeskJet 1220C on HUSSAIN is unknown
. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:47
            Event String:
            Driver HP DeskJet 950C/952C/959C required for printer Auto hp deskjet 950c series on MOH
AMMED is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:47
            Event String:
            Driver AdobePS Acrobat Distiller required for printer !!LUBNA!Auto Coppier on DOC-CON is
 unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:47
            Event String:
            Driver e-PDF Converter and Creator required for printer e-PDF Converter and Creator is u
nknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:48
            Event String:
            Driver HP Color LaserJet 2600n required for printer HP Color LaserJet 2600n is unknown.
Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:48
            Event String:
            Driver HP Color LaserJet 5550 PCL 6 required for printer HP Color LaserJet 4650 PCL 6 is
 unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:48
            Event String:
            Driver HP Color LaserJet CP2020 Series PCL 6 required for printer HP Color LaserJet CP20
20 Series PCL 6 is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.

         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:49
            Event String:
            Driver HP DeskJet 930C/932C/935C required for printer HP DeskJet 930C/932C/935C is unkno
wn. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:49
            Event String:
            Driver hp deskjet 960c required for printer hp deskjet 960c is unknown. Contact the admi
nistrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:50
            Event String:
            Driver HP LaserJet 4L/4ML PostScript required for printer HP LaserJet 4L/4ML PostScript
is unknown. Contact the administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:52
            Event String:
            Driver pdfFactory 2 required for printer pdfFactory Pro is unknown. Contact the administ
rator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:52
            Event String:
            Driver pdfFactory 2 required for printer !!LUBNA!pdfFactory Pro is unknown. Contact the
administrator to install the driver before you log in again.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:50:55
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0xC00038D6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:51:10
            Event String:
            The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this do
main controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data
.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x000727AA
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:51:34
            Event String:
            The WinRM service failed to create the following SPNs: WSMAN/New-SERVER.doveenergy.com;
WSMAN/New-SERVER.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041E
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   10:54:26
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain con
troller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is
configured and working correctly.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041E
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:01:23
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain con
troller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is
configured and working correctly.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x000003F6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:04:04
            Event String:
            Name resolution for the name wpad.doveenergy.com timed out after none of the configured
DNS servers responded.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x000003F6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:07:54
            Event String:
            Name resolution for the name doveenergy.com timed out after none of the configured DNS s
ervers responded.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041E
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:08:13
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain con
troller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is
configured and working correctly.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x000003F6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:09:14
            Event String:
            Name resolution for the name wpad.doveenergy.com timed out after none of the configured
DNS servers responded.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x000003F6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:11:32
            Event String:
            Name resolution for the name dove-server.doveenergy.com timed out after none of the conf
igured DNS servers responded.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x000003F6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:11:43
            Event String:
            Name resolution for the name doveenergy.com timed out after none of the configured DNS s
ervers responded.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041E
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:13:13
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain con
troller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is
configured and working correctly.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x000003F6
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:13:55
            Event String:
            Name resolution for the name dove-server.doveenergy.com timed out after none of the conf
igured DNS servers responded.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041E
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:20:09
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain con
troller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is
configured and working correctly.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041E
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:25:12
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain con
troller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is
configured and working correctly.
         An error event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000041E
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:32:21
            Event String:
            The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain con
troller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is
configured and working correctly.
         A warning event occurred.  EventID: 0x0000000C
            Time Generated: 12/10/2011   11:34:53
            Event String:
            Time Provider NtpClient: This machine is configured to use the domain hierarchy to deter
mine its time source, but it is the AD PDC emulator for the domain at the root of the forest, so the
re is no machine above it in the domain hierarchy to use as a time source. It is recommended that yo
u either configure a reliable time service in the root domain, or manually configure the AD PDC to s
ynchronize with an external time source. Otherwise, this machine will function as the authoritative
time source in the domain hierarchy. If an external time source is not configured or used for this c
omputer, you may choose to disable the NtpClient.
         ......................... NEW-SERVER failed test SystemLog
      Starting test: VerifyReferences
         ......................... NEW-SERVER passed test VerifyReferences


   Running partition tests on : DomainDnsZones
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... DomainDnsZones passed test CheckSDRefDom
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... DomainDnsZones passed test CrossRefValidation

   Running partition tests on : ForestDnsZones
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... ForestDnsZones passed test CheckSDRefDom
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... ForestDnsZones passed test CrossRefValidation

   Running partition tests on : Schema
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... Schema passed test CheckSDRefDom
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... Schema passed test CrossRefValidation

   Running partition tests on : Configuration
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... Configuration passed test CheckSDRefDom
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... Configuration passed test CrossRefValidation

   Running partition tests on : doveenergy
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... doveenergy passed test CheckSDRefDom
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... doveenergy passed test CrossRefValidation

   Running enterprise tests on : doveenergy.com
      Starting test: LocatorCheck
         Warning: DcGetDcName(GC_SERVER_REQUIRED) call failed, error 1355
         A Global Catalog Server could not be located - All GC's are down.
         Warning: DcGetDcName(TIME_SERVER) call failed, error 1355
         A Time Server could not be located.
         The server holding the PDC role is down.
         Warning: DcGetDcName(GOOD_TIME_SERVER_PREFERRED) call failed, error 1355
         A Good Time Server could not be located.
         ......................... doveenergy.com failed test LocatorCheck
      Starting test: Intersite
         ......................... doveenergy.com passed test Intersite

C:\Users\Administrator.DOVEENERGY>

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nettech1998Author Commented:
This the result of DC1 ( Old Server)
C:\Program Files\Support Tools>dcdiag

Domain Controller Diagnosis

Performing initial setup:
   Done gathering initial info.

Doing initial required tests

   Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\DOVE-SERVER
      Starting test: Connectivity
         The host 7345a911-e779-4650-a7bc-33d85c737f97._msdcs.doveenergy.com could not be resolved t
o an
         IP address.  Check the DNS server, DHCP, server name, etc
         Although the Guid DNS name (7345a911-e779-4650-a7bc-33d85c737f97._msdcs.doveenergy.com)
         couldn't be resolved, the server name (dove-server.doveenergy.com) resolved to the IP
         address (158.113.223.1) and was pingable.  Check that the IP address is registered
         correctly with the DNS server.
         ......................... DOVE-SERVER failed test Connectivity

Doing primary tests

   Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\DOVE-SERVER
      Skipping all tests, because server DOVE-SERVER is
      not responding to directory service requests

   Running partition tests on : ForestDnsZones
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... ForestDnsZones passed test CrossRefValidation
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... ForestDnsZones passed test CheckSDRefDom

   Running partition tests on : DomainDnsZones
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... DomainDnsZones passed test CrossRefValidation
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... DomainDnsZones passed test CheckSDRefDom

   Running partition tests on : Schema
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... Schema passed test CrossRefValidation
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... Schema passed test CheckSDRefDom

   Running partition tests on : Configuration
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... Configuration passed test CrossRefValidation
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... Configuration passed test CheckSDRefDom

   Running partition tests on : doveenergy
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... doveenergy passed test CrossRefValidation
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... doveenergy passed test CheckSDRefDom

   Running enterprise tests on : doveenergy.com
      Starting test: Intersite
         ......................... doveenergy.com passed test Intersite
      Starting test: FsmoCheck
         Warning: DcGetDcName(GC_SERVER_REQUIRED) call failed, error 1355
         A Global Catalog Server could not be located - All GC's are down.
         Warning: DcGetDcName(PDC_REQUIRED) call failed, error 1355
         A Primary Domain Controller could not be located.
         The server holding the PDC role is down.
         Warning: DcGetDcName(TIME_SERVER) call failed, error 1355
         A Time Server could not be located.
         The server holding the PDC role is down.
         Warning: DcGetDcName(GOOD_TIME_SERVER_PREFERRED) call failed, error 1355
         A Good Time Server could not be located.
         ......................... doveenergy.com failed test FsmoCheck

C:\Program Files\Support Tools>

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Darius GhassemCommented:
On 2008 Server apply this

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947022
nettech1998Author Commented:
I tried it but another problem happened. The group policy now is not working...

This is the error (1053) :
The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not resolve the user name. This could be caused by one of more of the following:
a) Name Resolution failure on the current domain controller.
b) Active Directory Replication Latency (an account created on another domain controller has not replicated to the current domain controller).

See the attachments  GPReport.html
Darius GhassemCommented:
Reboot the server.
pwindellCommented:
Why doesn't anyone just say the obvious??

You can't transfer the FSMO Roles off an SBS Box

1. The transfer will APPEAR to work without any errors
2. The news DC will BELIEVE it has the Roles
3.  However the SBS will NOT release them,...so you end up with two DCs both thinking .they have the same Roles.
4.  You have to try to transfer back to the SBS (even though they are already still there),...then Demote and gracefully the 2008 DC.  Before you trash the whole thing.  The The Roles won't transfer then all you can do is remove the 2008 DC gracefully and "hope for the best".

In order to migrate away from SBS you have to buy a piece of software from MS (which is expensive).  You install it on the SBS which gives the SBS the ability to act like a normal Non-SBS DC which will allow the SBS to allow the Roles to Transfer,...so that you can gracefully remove the SBS from the system.

The UNSUPPORTED method can be to try to just add the 2008 DC and do NOT transfer Roles, then remove the SBS from the network (shut it down physically remove it).  Then do a Role seizure on the 2008 DC and do the Metadata Cleanup to remove the SBS.   Then with the SBS shut down, verify the health of the Domain on the 2008 DC

If the 2008 Domain verifies ok and there are no dangling problems with it and the users can log in ect,........then never never never never never ever ever ever start up the old SBS on the LAN,...if you start it up on the LAN it WILL trash the Domain on the 2008 DC.  The best thing to do is flatten the SBS and wipe the drive so there is no way it can be started up by accident on the LAN
pwindellCommented:
Note I have been down that road before. I had a client that introduced a news DC did the role transfer the traditional way with the SBS "up".   Then they flattened the SBS (with no valid backups), only the find the that new DC had a kind if identity crisis where it believed it did not have any Roles and would not proper sieze the Roles.  So they were screwed and had to create a new Domain from scratch.

It is important that the SBS be a "healthy" DC,...the new2008 DC must be built fresh from scratch and not have any Roles at all and you must not attempt any role Transfer in the normal manner.  You just separate the SBS from the LAN and then a cold Role Seizure on the 2008DC.  Do not flatten the SBS, NOR, start it up on the LAN till it is proven that the new 2008DC is in perfect health and properly cleaned up on the Metadata.

Only after things are "perfect" can you flatten the SBS,...and never under any circumstances start it up on the LAN where it is exposed to the Domain on the 2008DC

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