[Samba] RPC, DCOM, 1745 and Other Errors

mourik jan heupink - merit heupink at merit.unu.edu
Mon Sep 29 12:31:25 MDT 2014

Hi John,

On 09/29/2014 08:18 PM, Taylor, Jonn wrote:
> Yes, it is possible to corrupt you domain. The problem is that the
> dcpromo does not remove the meta data for that DC. Currently none of the
> domain tools can remove it so all your DC's will continue to try and
> replicate to it. In my testing I found that the domain get corrupted
> after a few weeks.
We have been running longer than a few weeks with one unavailable DC. 
So: many replication failures filling up the logs. But that was it, no 
corruption of any kind, at least none that I'm aware of.

Just last week I removed the metadata with the visual basic script from:

This worked very well: the replication errors have stopped, and there 
has been no database corruption. Only the dns entries had to be manually 

What corruption (or risk of corruption?) are you talking about?


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