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Removing a non-operational bdc from the domain


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thilton19

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I have a network running Windows 2000 Server Active Directory. Some time ago my BDC crapped out and is no longer a part of the domain. The FSMO roles are all on the PDC. How do I remove references to the missing BDC? Is it a simple as just deleting the server from the Domain Controller list?
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in windows 2000 and up there's actually no such thing as a BDC. any additional DCs are BDC emulators, which is actually a good thing in your situation.

http://www.petri.co....dcs_from_ad.htm

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216498

since all of your FSMO roles exist on the other DC (glad you had two of them) then you shouldn't have to worry about demoting the other server or anything like that
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yes, its that simple.
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Thanks folks! I figured it was, just wanted confirmation.
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