Vampire against Windows 2008 R2 64-bit is BORKEN

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Tue Jul 6 04:57:03 MDT 2010

Hi Zahari,

> Resolution:
> --------------
> Issue has been resolved by editing CN=NTDS
> Settings,CN=<SERVERNAME>,CN=Servers,CN=Default-First-Site-Name,CN=Sites,<COFIGURATION> "option" attribute from 0x7 to be 0x1.
> Strange side effect:
> --------------------
> I have started with dcpromo of "Windows Server 2008R2 64bit" at
> functional level 2000-native (both forest & domain). Then I made a
> snapshot. After which I opened "Sites-and-Services" tool and from there
> I started to raise the forest functional level then take snapshots.
> Unfortunately after 1 or 2 of these cycles the above attribute gets
> changed to 0x7 which rejects all inbound and outbound replication. As a
> result of that my 2008 and 2008R2 snapshot levels did not work. 

That's interesting!

I used VirtualBox and created a snapshot before the dcpromo,
and then after each dcpromo. And they're all based on the snapshot
before the dcpromo
instead of on top of each other. But it makes sense to test both.


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