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Scheduled Service Change: Power down AD6 (domain controller)

Last Updated:
2011-10-27 00:00:00
2011-10-30 00:00:00
Brief Description:
User Impact:
Some application may have ad6 name hard-coded in their configuration. Those apps may need to be restarted or reconfigured to use a different domain controller.
There is no workaround for this issue
Current Status:
Services Affected:
Full Description:
On Sunday, Oct. 30, at 6:00, one domain controller for Active Directory domain will be powered off. The server is The server will remain powered off for one week before it is upgraded to Windows 2008 R2. The one week shut-off period is to ensure that any application that may be using the name of the server can be reconfigured to use a different domain controller....