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Background:  Several years ago, I posted in this forum about having moved to a different state, having to wait 6 months before turning on my home network because of having my new house wired, and discovering that my Win2003/Win2008R2 (2 DC) network was tombstoned.  Imagine my surprise - not realizing tombstoning was a thing and knowing that this would not happen in the business world - because who does that?

Willem helped me by telling me to demote my Win2003 server, making it a Member Server.  I did this and my network was saved!  Yay!

Now, however, I want to add another Win2008R2 server to my domain.  My question is, what will happen?  Will the old tombstoned server become newly tombstoned?  What are the pitfalls?  I need to have an idea of what may happen to move forward.

Any thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you!

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If you currently have a working Dc, then adding a server (any supported Windows Server) will be fine and no issues.




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On your current DC, start an elevated prompt and run: dcdiag

This will perform a lot of basic tests and will tell you something about the health of your DC. Post details if you are in doubt.

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On your current DC, start an elevated prompt and run: dcdiag

This will perform a lot of basic tests and will tell you something about the health of your DC. Post details if you are in doubt.


Stress Elevated!!  "On your current DC, start an elevated prompt and run: dcdiag"

Other wise you will get an Access Denied.  I know...   [smile]

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I will go forth then, after elevated prompt and dcdiag.  

Thank you!!

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