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The AD DS service on server does not want to start

Hello Thank you for your time and attention to my question. Your expertise is highly valued and appreciated.


I have just installed a new server 2008 r2 sp1 in an existing domian. The old DC is Server 2003 r2 sp2.

I raised the domain functional level to 2003 from 2000 mixed.
I preped the existing domain by running (adprep /domainprep /forestprep  /gpprep) on old server.

I added new server to domain and ran DCPromo.exe  
Wizard had an issue w/ connecting to existign global catalog but that was due to a credentials issue.
DCPromo finished and rebooted.

I have not moved the FSMO roles as as i'm havign issue w/ Active Directory on the new server.

AD DS is not runnign and will not start.

AD DSAD DSAD DSAD DS
How can i fixed this issue. Should i run DCPromo agian?
As right now the sever has Acitve Directory and DNS role runnign on it.

Any and all help is appreciated.
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Brad BouchardInformation Systems Security OfficerCommented:
Check to make sure that replication between domain controllers is happening.  Run this command from one of the DCs, in Command Prompt of course:

dcdiag /test:replication

If it fails or doesn't show any replication between the 2003 and 2008 servers then you could try to demote the 2008 server and repromote it.  Since it doesn't hold any FSMOs it should be a simple process.
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CMITStamfordAuthor Commented:
Hello xBouchardx

Thank you for your input.

I tried to run dcdiag /test:replication and got error

C:\>dcdiag /test:replication
Test not found. Please re-enter a valid test name.

This is what i get when i run just dcdiag from new server:

DCDIAG NEW SERVER
DCDiag on old server

========================================================================
========================================================================

C:\>dcdiag

Domain Controller Diagnosis

Performing initial setup:
   Done gathering initial info.

Doing initial required tests

   Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\TTS1
      Starting test: Connectivity
         ......................... TTS1 passed test Connectivity

Doing primary tests

   Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\TTS1
      Starting test: Replications
         ......................... TTS1 passed test Replications
      Starting test: NCSecDesc
         ......................... TTS1 passed test NCSecDesc
      Starting test: NetLogons
         ......................... TTS1 passed test NetLogons
      Starting test: Advertising
         ......................... TTS1 passed test Advertising
      Starting test: KnowsOfRoleHolders
         ......................... TTS1 passed test KnowsOfRoleHolders
      Starting test: RidManager
         ......................... TTS1 passed test RidManager
      Starting test: MachineAccount
         ......................... TTS1 passed test MachineAccount
      Starting test: Services
         ......................... TTS1 passed test Services
      Starting test: ObjectsReplicated
         ......................... TTS1 passed test ObjectsReplicated
      Starting test: frssysvol
         ......................... TTS1 passed test frssysvol
      Starting test: frsevent
         ......................... TTS1 passed test frsevent
      Starting test: kccevent
         ......................... TTS1 passed test kccevent
      Starting test: systemlog
         An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0xC00A0032
            Time Generated: 09/12/2012   19:11:46
            (Event String could not be retrieved)
         An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0x00000457
            Time Generated: 09/12/2012   19:40:19
            (Event String could not be retrieved)
         ......................... TTS1 failed test systemlog
      Starting test: VerifyReferences
         ......................... TTS1 passed test VerifyReferences

   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 : teddystransportation
      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
         ......................... teddystransportation passed test CrossRefVali
dation
      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
         ......................... teddystransportation passed test CheckSDRefDo
m

   Running enterprise tests on : teddystransportation.local
      Starting test: Intersite
         ......................... teddystransportation.local passed test Inters
ite
      Starting test: FsmoCheck
         ......................... teddystransportation.local passed test FsmoCh
eck

C:\>

====================================================================================================================================================

It does not seem that replication between servers is occuring.

In order to demote server all i need to do is remove Active Directly Services Role from the server?

Thank you....
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CMITStamfordAuthor Commented:
This worked perfeclty..

Thank you much....
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