DC not demoted and removed out of AD

Discussion in 'Active Directory' started by eric romero, Apr 12, 2004.

  1. eric romero

    eric romero Guest

    Hi all,

    One of ours DCS was removed physycally from the domain and formatted.

    I see is still listed under sites&services.

    this DC does not hold any FSMO role

    What is the procedure to clean this DC out of the AD? when there is no
    option to run dcpromo to demote it.

    eric romero, Apr 12, 2004
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  2. Eric,

    See my answer to this question in the windows2000.active_directory

    Laura E. Hunter [MVP], Apr 12, 2004
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  3. See these articles:

    Q216498 - How to remove data in the AD after an unsuccessful DC demotion:

    Deleting Objects from Active Directory Using Ldp.exe:

    Domain Controller Server Object Not Removed After Demotion:

    Error Deleting a Domain Controller Account in Active Directory Users and

    Remember to allow time for replication and make sure to clean up your DNS
    and WINS.

    Jimmy Andersson [MVP], Apr 13, 2004
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