|Subject:||2003 server won't promote to a dc in a 2000 domain|
|Posted by:||carnivorousapetrick (carnivorousapetri…@discussions.microsoft.com)|
|Date:||Wed, 28 May 2008|
I'm trying to promote a 2003 server to a dc, I have 2 2000 DC's (both service
The original operations master failed. I seized all of the roles
successfully to another 2000 dc. The two dc's are replicating successfully.
I have Exchange 2000, and I ran the "fix" for this successfully.
I ran adprep /forestprep and /domainprep from the operations master
The 2003 server will not promote, saying that ad is not ready, as if the
adprep didn't take. I forced a replication between the 2 2000 dc's, but this
has been over 6 hours ago, so they should have replicated anyway.
Please help. Thanks