Solved

AD domain controllers not replicating after a restore

Posted on 2014-09-10
3
220 Views
Last Modified: 2014-09-15
A week ago we had a full failure of our Exchange 2010 server. Unfortunately it is also a DC, but I've read that I cannot remove it from the DC role once exchange is installed. I've never like that configuration, but it has always worked so I don't fret too much. We had to do a full restore of exchange converted the physical back to VHD using our software, and it took some doing and everything has been working fine for a week now.

However today I noticed that user change made on our primary DC was not propagating to the mail server.  I ran the following 2 commands and there are clearly some AD database corruptions causing replication to fail. How can I correct this?

Repadmin /showrepl

Repadmin: running command /showrepl against full DC localhost 
Default-First-Site-Name\ARMAIL 
DSA Options: IS_GC  
Site Options: (none) 
DSA object GUID: daa2f816-809d-4938-b1a2-4a640bcf0181 
DSA invocationID: 74c0fc81-4e99-4ff7-b3e2-bb851ab4c12a 
 
==== INBOUND NEIGHBORS ====================================== 
 
DC=mydomain,DC=loc 
    Default-First-Site-Name\ARDC via RPC 
        DSA object GUID: 9182ab87-4ba8-4c67-ae9b-94326af7f9ad 
        Last attempt @ 2014-09-10 13:47:57 failed, result 8451 (0x2103): 
            The replication operation encountered a database error. 
        9682 consecutive failure(s). 
        Last success @ 2014-09-06 09:04:37. 
 
CN=Configuration,DC=mydomain,DC=loc 
    Default-First-Site-Name\ARDC via RPC 
        DSA object GUID: 9182ab87-4ba8-4c67-ae9b-94326af7f9ad 
        Last attempt @ 2014-09-10 13:30:01 was successful. 
 
CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=mydomain,DC=loc 
    Default-First-Site-Name\ARDC via RPC 
        DSA object GUID: 9182ab87-4ba8-4c67-ae9b-94326af7f9ad 
        Last attempt @ 2014-09-10 13:30:01 was successful. 
 
DC=ForestDnsZones,DC=mydomain,DC=loc 
    Default-First-Site-Name\ARDC via RPC 
        DSA object GUID: 9182ab87-4ba8-4c67-ae9b-94326af7f9ad 
        Last attempt @ 2014-09-10 13:30:01 was successful. 
 
DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=mydomain,DC=loc 
    Default-First-Site-Name\ARDC via RPC 
        DSA object GUID: 9182ab87-4ba8-4c67-ae9b-94326af7f9ad 
        Last attempt @ 2014-09-10 13:30:00 was successful. 
 
Source: Default-First-Site-Name\ARDC 
******* 9660 CONSECUTIVE FAILURES since 2014-09-06 09:04:37 
Last error: 8451 (0x2103): 
            The replication operation encountered a database error.

Open in new window


I'll attach the DCDIAG output since it is fairly long, but errors in it too.
dcdiag.txt
0
Comment
Question by:bhieb
  • 3
3 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:bhieb
ID: 40315469
What is really odd is that the first command is showing a last successful on 9/6, but my restore was back on 8/24 so it has been working.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
bhieb earned 0 total points
ID: 40323027
I ran esentutl to checksum, defrag, and repair. None of which worked. Looks like this is going to be escalated to MS.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:bhieb
ID: 40323028
no responses
0

Featured Post

Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Lotus Notes – formerly IBM Notes – is an email client application, while IBM Domino (earlier Lotus Domino) is an email server. The client possesses a set of features that are even more advanced as compared to that of Outlook. Likewise, IBM Domino is…
In this article, I am going to show you how to simulate a multi-site Lab environment on a single Hyper-V host. I use this method successfully in my own lab to simulate three fully routed global AD Sites on a Windows 10 Hyper-V host.
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

785 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question