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Saturday, 20 November 2010 18:06

 

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntdsutil.exe: help

 

 ?                             - Show this help information

 Authoritative restore         - Authoritatively restore the DIT database

 Configurable Settings         - Manage configurable settings

 Domain management             - Prepare for new domain creation

 Files                         - Manage NTDS database files

 Group Membership Evaluation   - Evaluate SIDs in token for a given user or grou

p

 Help                          - Show this help information

 LDAP policies                 - Manage LDAP protocol policies

 Metadata cleanup              - Clean up objects of decommissioned servers

 Popups %s                     - (en/dis)able popups with "on" or "off"

 Quit                          - Quit the utility

 Roles                         - Manage NTDS role owner tokens

 Security account management   - Manage Security Account Database - Duplicate SI

D Cleanup

 Semantic database analysis    - Semantic Checker

 Set DSRM Password             - Reset directory service restore mode administra

tor account password

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C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntdsutil.exe: Files

*** Error: Operation only allowed when booted in DS restore mode

        "set SAFEBOOT_OPTION=DSREPAIR" to override - NOT RECOMMENDED!

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntdsutil.exe: Roles

fsmo maintenance: help

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 ?                             - Show this help information

 Connections                   - Connect to a specific domain controller

 Help                          - Show this help information

 Quit                          - Return to the prior menu

 Seize domain naming master    - Overwrite domain role on connected server

 Seize infrastructure master   - Overwrite infrastructure role on connected serv

er

 Seize PDC                     - Overwrite PDC role on connected server

 Seize RID master              - Overwrite RID role on connected server

 Seize schema master           - Overwrite schema role on connected server

 Select operation target       - Select sites, servers, domains, roles and

                                 naming contexts

 Transfer domain naming master - Make connected server the domain naming master

 Transfer infrastructure master - Make connected server the infrastructure maste

r

 Transfer PDC                  - Make connected server the PDC

 Transfer RID master           - Make connected server the RID master

 Transfer schema master        - Make connected server the schema master

 

fsmo maintenance: Transfer PDC

Not connected to a server - use "Connections"

fsmo maintenance: Connection

server connections: MHTEST1

Error 80070057 parsing input - illegal syntax?

server connections:

server connections: help

 

 ?                             - Show this help information

 Clear creds                   - Clear prior connection credentials

 Connect to domain %s          - Connect to DNS domain name

 Connect to server %s          - Connect to server, DNS name or IP address

 Help                          - Show this help information

 Info                          - Show connection information

 Quit                          - Return to the prior menu

 Set creds %s %s %s            - Set connection creds as domain, user, pwd.

                                 Use "NULL" for null password,

                                 * to enter password from the console.

server connections:

server connections: quit/////fsmo maintenance:///fsmo maintenance: quit

 

 

 

 

 ?                             - Show this help information

 Authoritative restore         - Authoritatively restore the DIT database

 Configurable Settings         - Manage configurable settings

 Domain management             - Prepare for new domain creation

 Files                         - Manage NTDS database files

 Group Membership Evaluation   - Evaluate SIDs in token for a given user or grou

p

 Help                          - Show this help information

 LDAP policies                 - Manage LDAP protocol policies

 Metadata cleanup              - Clean up objects of decommissioned servers

 Popups %s                     - (en/dis)able popups with "on" or "off"

 Quit                          - Quit the utility

 Roles                         - Manage NTDS role owner tokens

 Security account management   - Manage Security Account Database - Duplicate SI

D Cleanup

 Semantic database analysis    - Semantic Checker

 Set DSRM Password             - Reset directory service restore mode administra

tor account password

 

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntdsutil.exe: Files

*** Error: Operation only allowed when booted in DS restore mode

        "set SAFEBOOT_OPTION=DSREPAIR" to override - NOT RECOMMENDED!

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntdsutil.exe:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntdsutil.exe: Domain Management

domain management: help

 

 ?                             - Show this help information

 Add NC Replica %s %s          - Adds the DC with full DNS name %s2 to the

                                 replica set for the application directory

                                 partition with DN %s1.  If %s2 is specified

                                 "NULL", then currently connected DC is used.

 Connections                   - Connect to a specific domain controller

 Create NC %s %s               - Creates the application directory partition

                                 with DN %s1, on the DC with DNS name %s2.  If

                                 %s2 is specified "NULL", then the currently

                                 connected DC is used.

 Delete NC %s                  - Completely removes the application directory

                                 partition with DN %s from Active Directory.

 Help                          - Show this help information

 List                          - List known naming contexts

 List NC Information %s        - Show the reference domain, and replication

                                 delays for the application directory partition

                                 with DN %s.

 List NC Replicas %s           - Show the list of DCs in the replica set for

                                 the application directory partition with DN

                                 %s.

 Precreate %s %s               - Precreate cross reference object for domain or

                                 application directory partition with DN

                                 %s1 allowing server with DNS name %s2 to be

                                 promoted as a DC for the domain or create the

                                 application directory partition.

 Quit                          - Return to the prior menu

 Remove NC Replica %s %s       - Deletes the DC with DNS name %s2 from the

                                 replica set for the application directory

                                 partition with DN %s1.  If %s2 is specified

                                 "NULL", then currently connected DC is used.

 Select operation target       - Select sites, servers, domains, roles and

                                 naming contexts

 Set NC Reference Domain %s %s - Sets the reference domain of application

                                 directory partition with DN %s1 to domain

                                 with DN %s2.

 Set NC Replicate Notification Delay %s %d %d - Sets the notification delays of

                                 directory partition with DN %s to

                                 %d1 and %d2 seconds where %d1 is the delay

                                 between notifying the first DC of changes and

 
 

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