Hello, after I enter ntdsutil ? the domain management option does not appear as part of the list of available options. I am running a server 2008 machine anyone can help pls, this is the complete list I am having...
? - Show this help information
Activate Instance %s - Set "NTDS" or a specific AD LDS instance
as the active instance.
Authoritative restore - Authoritatively restore the DIT database
Change Service Account %s1 %s2 - Change AD DS/LDS Service Account to
username %s1 and password %s2.
Use "NULL" for blank password, * to
enter password from the console.
Configurable Settings - Manage configurable settings
DS Behavior - View and modify AD DS/LDS Behavior
Files - Manage AD DS/LDS database files
Group Membership Evaluation - Evaluate SIDs in token for a given user or
Help - Show this help information
IFM - IFM media creation
LDAP policies - Manage LDAP protocol policies
LDAP Port %d - Configure LDAP Port for an AD LDS Instance.
List Instances - List all AD LDS instances installed
on this machine.
Local Roles - Local RODC roles management
Metadata cleanup - Clean up objects of decommissioned servers
Partition management - Manage directory partitions
Popups off - Disable popups
Popups on - Enable popups
Quit - Quit the utility
Roles - Manage NTDS role owner tokens
Security account management - Manage Security Account Database - Duplicate
Semantic database analysis - Semantic Checker
Set DSRM Password - Reset directory service restore mode
administrator account password
Snapshot - Snapshot management
SSL Port %d - Configure SSL Port for an AD LDS Instance.Wednesday, August 19, 2009 3:53 AM
The below link gives you the possible switches for ntdsutil for windows 2008
the output of ntdsutil would show similar to this
ntdsutil: domain management
domain management: connection
server connections: connect to server xxxx
is the above output is what you are looking for ?Tuesday, January 19, 2010 3:16 AMModerator