Thanks for that ("ntdsutil, by default, will ALWAYS attempt a transfer first, even when you explicitly type in the 'seize' command").
I just want to add: I didn't miss the output 11 lines down. I saw it, but nothing promising seemed to happen. As I said in the article: "the error messages I got (Figure A) did not look promising. I nevertheless attempted seizing every role, and strangely enough, after completing the whole procedure described below, I saw that the roles had been seized successfully.(Don't ask me, ask Microsoft.)"
But I appreciate your comments - especially coming from someone with your experience.
> Good job Louis
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