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Access Denied – Demote Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory

Required Permission to demote –  Domain Admins.

Access Denied.While trying to demote Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller.

Network Credentials

The Operation Failed because : The Attempt at remove directory server DC1 to remove directory server Sites object was unsuccessful.

Access is denied.


Solution –

Open Active Directory sites and services – Properties of Decommissioning active directory server object.

Uncheck – Protect object from Accidental Deletion


Satheshwaran Manoharan
Satheshwaran Manoharanhttps://www.azure365pro.com
Specialized in Microsoft Azure - Office 365 / Microsoft Exchange; conducted numerous projects worldwide in designing, supporting, and implementing messaging and virtualization infrastructure for medium-sized and large enterprises. Further, I am a Cloud Architect and Technical Advisor for various start-ups.

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