[windows2000] Re: Can't DCs be ghosted??

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <sorin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 17:10:55 +0100

On Tue, 17 Dec 2002 08:46:45 -0800, Joe Shonk wrote:

>Build another box to be a temp DC... Demote the old,  do your ghosting, =
>and promote the new box... Demote the temp DC.

The cpu (athlon t-bird/1200 with the standard fan) burned on the
dc(!) during the night. Either that or it got severly overheated
for whatever reason... Some new years eve... The boss better not
forget the *Sysadmin's Appreciation Day 2003*...

Anyway, I switched the mobo and cpu to another I had handy. This
mobo features an integrated lan-chip, and now I can ghost the dc.
Ie w/o depromoting it. I'm doing it right now. 

What gives? Will the image work should I need to ghost
(image-to-disk) the dc again??


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sorin Srbu [mailto:sorin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Tuesday, December 17, 2002 9:40 AM
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: Can't DCs be ghosted??
>
>
>
>On Tue, 17 Dec 2002 08:23:10 -0800, Joe Shonk wrote:
>
>>No... You will need to DCPromo and demote the server before ghosting... =
>=3D
>>then you can repromote it...  Make sure you move the FSMO roles GC to =
>=3D
>>another DC first.
>
>Sh!t... Is there any other way to do this w/o demoting and stuff?
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Sorin Srbu [mailto:sorin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>>Sent: Tuesday, December 17, 2002 7:55 AM
>>To: Windows2000 Mailing List
>>Subject: [windows2000] Can't DCs be ghosted??
>>
>>
>>
>>Hi all,
>>
>>Can't DCs be ghosted?? The one I'm trying to ghost is a DC with the
>>GC.



BW,

Sorin

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