Category Archives: AD TroubleShooting

Infrastructure Master and Global Catalog

Why global catalog server will not be on the same infrastructure master role dc? As a general rule, the infrastructure master should be located on a nonglobal catalog server that has a direct connection object to some global catalog in the forest, preferably in the same Active Directory site. Because the global catalog server holds… Read More »

AD Replication failed with The destination server is currently rejecting replication requests

AD Replication failed with The destination server is currently rejecting replication requests Also receive error “The source server is currently rejecting replication requests. This operation will not continue” in windows server 2008/2003 and Active Directory replication stopped working, possibly the inbound and outbound replication been disabled on the domain controller. Use the below repadmin command… Read More »

AD Replication failed with Error Target principal name is incorrect

Active Directory Replication Getting Failed with Error Target principal name is incorrect If you have issue with the computer account of the domain controller, then you may receive target principal name is incorrect or access denied error while the time of replication. To check the computer account run the below command from affected domain controller… Read More »

Impact of FSMO Roles Failure in Active Directory

FSMO Roles Failure in Active Directory It is not necessary that users and administrators will see the immediate impact of failure of DC that contains all or particular FSMO role in forest. But impact of failure of DC that contains FSMO role depends on task that you want to perform while particular FSMO role holder… Read More »

Active Directory Replication

Active Directory Replication The initial Windows NT versions were designed as single master network environments. The primary domain controller (PDC) was responsible for managing the domain database’s master copy. The PDC was therefore responsible for replicating any changes to the backup domain controllers (BDCs). In these environments, any changes had to be performed on the… Read More »