copy "c:\temp\ntds.dit" "C:\Windows\NTDS\ntds.dit"
ntdsutil: activate instance ntds
Active instance set to "ntds".
Service "NTDS" is running. Stop the service before binding to this Active Direct
file maintenance: help
? - Show this help information
Checkpoint - Dump Jet checkpoint file
Checksum - Perform Jet physical integrity check
Compact to %s - Compact DB to specified directory
Dump page %d - Dump Jet db %d page number
Header - Dump the Jet database header
Help - Show this help information
Info - Return information about DS files
Integrity - Perform Jet logical integrity check
Logfile %s - Dump Jet log file %s. %s could be absolute
path or just the log file name in log dir.
Metadata - Dump Jet db metadata
Move DB to %s - Move DB to specified directory
Move logs to %s - Move log files to specified directory
Quit - Return to the prior menu
Recover - Perform soft database recovery
Set backup exclusion key - Set backup exclusion key for the AD DS/LDS.
Set default folder security - Reset security on NTDS folders to default
Set path backup %s - Set online backup directory path
Set path DB %s - Set DB file path
Set path logs %s - Set logging directory path
Set path working dir %s - Set AD DS/LDS working directory path
Space usage - Dump Jet db space usage
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