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How do I promote a BDC to PDC?

By eriki ·
I don't want to replace a failed PDC and simply want to promote the BDC to a PDC, how is this done? Running NT4. Thanks!

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How do I promote a BDC to PDC?

by BeerMonster In reply to How do I promote a BDC to ...

Simply go to server manager, highlight the bdc in question, select computer from the menu list and click on promote to primary domain controller. You must be a domain admin to perform this task. Two points to note - 1) Remove the failed PDC from thenetwork before you start and NEVER put it back on line. 2) the SAM db on the BDC may not have been fully synched with the pdc when the pdc went down, this means that you may be missing some user \ machine account creations \ changes and will have todeal with these issues as they arise.

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How do I promote a BDC to PDC?

by Bhrdwh In reply to How do I promote a BDC to ...

Assuming that your existing PDC has eitrher crashed or not authenticating clients or not on your network, click..
START -
PROGRAMS -
ADMIN TOOLS (COMMON) -
SERVER MANAGER -
1. Delete the PDC server
2. click on your BDC& choose "Promote to
BDC"
3. Shutdown all your client systems & Servers & restart the new PDC first.
4. Now after a while switch on other servers & client systems.
Akash

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by f-1548911 In reply to How do I promote a BDC to ...

use server manager. highlight the BDC and click on computer on the menu bar and scroll down to promote to primary domain controller.

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