Initial replication can take a while when promoting a domain controller to an existing domain. This is especially true for domains containing a large number of Active Directory objects. In large-size enterprises we have seen the DCPromo process take upwards of two hours to complete even on fast network links. Not to mention remote/satellite/field sites […]
In this post, we describe how we easily transfer FSMO roles using the graphical user interface. All 5 Active Directory FSMO roles are covered. For more information on FSMO roles see https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/197132/active-directory-fsmo-roles-in-windows.
A stubborn issue worth sharing has come up a couple of weeks ago. RMAD backups for a particular domain controller were failing as soon as we would enable the DC Storage option. RMAD unable to execute request (113). Error code 113 – event ID 1501. Error DC.domainname.local Unable to execute request (113). […]