[Samba] RPC, DCOM, 1745 and Other Errors

Chan Min Wai dcmwai at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 11:19:28 MDT 2014

Hi Mourik,

Care to share how the script work?

Just cscript metadatacleanup.vbs

Or there are more setting?

How it know that the DC are death???

On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 2:31 AM, mourik jan heupink - merit <
heupink at merit.unu.edu> wrote:

> 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:
> http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/d31f091f-2642-4ede-9f97-
> 0e1cc4d577f3
> This worked very well: the replication errors have stopped, and there has
> been no database corruption. Only the dns entries had to be manually
> removed.
> What corruption (or risk of corruption?) are you talking about?
> MJ
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