January 10, 2013

Active Directory - moving DB and Logs

Stop Active Directory service then move database and logs to new location:
net stop ntds
ntdsutil
activate instance ntds
files
move db to <drive>:\<directory>
move logs to <drive>:\<directory>
quit
quit

Make sure that location where you are moving Active Directory Database and Logs has appropriate permission:
Administrators group - Allow Full Control
SYSTEM - Allow Full Control
Include inheritable permissions from this object’s parent
Check there are no Deny permissions are selected

Testing AD database and logs integrity:
ntdsutil
activate instance ntds
integrity

Starting Active Directory Service:
net start ntds


Source: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc816720%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

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