Hi folks.

We have bunch of DC servers in the office, so what I did was simply installed all the Mircosoft patches on one and rebooted it when it asked for a reboot.  As expected the server did not come up functional.  AD is not found and neither can DNS, DNS is waiting for AD DS.

What i have is:

Active Directory Certificate Services did not start: Hierarchical setup is incomplete. Use the request file in %1.req to obtain a certificate for this certification authority, and use the Certification Authority snap-in to install the new certificate and complete the installation.

From what I gather AD certificate service is not running which i need to start.  What I want to double check is that when I do, it should get connection to the rest of AD/DNS systems with out actually wiping anything out and causing more issues?

Can anybody recommend a better way of doing this ?

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vburshteynAuthor Commented:
Hi, i saw that.  I am just worried about possible side effect to the rest of the domain.
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