I have a windows 2008 r2 member server running exchange server 2010
it has lost its trust relationship with active directory, I have had this happen to me before with another server, I resolved that issue by disconnecting network cable, logging into the server with cached crendentials and changing it from domain to workgroup
and then reintroducing the server to Active directory and i was up and running, oh ya i also had to delete the computer name.
Could I do this with Exchange Server 2010 installed change it to a workgroup, delete the computer name, and then change it back to the domain.?
I have also seen on the web that you can use a command called netdom join or netdom/resetpwd to join the domain again ?
Any help or advice on the best way to get the exchange server to get back on the domain without having to loose exchange would be very much appreciated.
Install the proper operating system and name the new server with the same name as the lost server. Recovery won't succeed if the server on which recovery is
being performed doesn't have the same name as the lost server.
Join the server to the same domain as the lost server.
Log on to the server being recovered and open a command prompt.
Navigate to the Exchange 2010 installation files, and run the following command:
After Setup has completed, but before the recovered server is put into production, reconfigure any custom settings that were previously present on the
Let’s talk about your problem. 1. Disconnect this server. Change it to workgroup. 2. Reset the computer account for this server 3. Join the server to the same domain (same server name)
If you modify this server name, it won’t work.
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