The specified user already exists

Discussion in 'Active Directory' started by mikeii, Apr 1, 2005.

  1. mikeii

    mikeii Guest

    why would I get this error when I try to do a dcpromo on a win2003 enterprise
    computer
     
    mikeii, Apr 1, 2005
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  2. Hello,
    You may have another computer account within active directory with same
    name. If there have been a DC with the same name before, it may not was
    completely removed from active directory, if so have a look at this KB
    216498:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216498

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    Regards
    Christoffer Andersson
    Microsoft MVP - Directory Services

    No email replies please - reply in the newsgroup
     
    Chriss3 [MVP], Apr 1, 2005
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  3. mikeii

    mikeii Guest

    Thank you it worked perfect.

     
    mikeii, Apr 4, 2005
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