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Authoritative Restore RRS feed

  • Question

  • Dear Team,

    I m trying to perform authoritative restore for one OU . but its not Woking
    after replication restore object getting deleted.
    Please find below step

    1. Booting system in DSRM.
    2. login with DSRM credential
    3. Disabling AD services
    4.Restoring system state using wbladmin
    5. Performing authoritative restore command
        restore subtree "ou=***,DC=***,DC=***"
    After restore rebooting AD in normal mode.

    ..But post replication restored OU gets deleted

    Thanks,

    Ritesh


    R!t@$#

    Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:51 PM

Answers

  • Dear Ritesh,

    You might have to perform an authoritative restore if an administrator inadvertently deletes an organizational unit (OU) containing a large number of users. If you restore the server from tape, the normal replication process would not restore the inadvertently deleted OU. Authoritative restore allows you to mark the OU as authoritative and force the replication process to restore it to all the other domain controllers in the domain.

    Source:

    authoritative restore

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2012-r2-and-2012/cc732211(v%3Dws.11)

    In fact, for Authoritative Restore question, you’d better ask for help from Directory Services forum. The reason why we recommend posting appropriately is you will get the most qualified pool of respondents, and other partners who read the forums regularly can either share their knowledge or learn. 

    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/home?forum=winserverDS

    Thanks for your understanding and cooperating.


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    • Marked as answer by Ritesh39 Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:15 PM
    Monday, October 21, 2019 1:22 AM