Install from Media (IFM) Backup

Can be used to create and recreate domain controllers.

 

 

ntdsutil: ifm

Active Instance not set. To set an active instance use "Activate Instance ".

ntdsutil: activate instance ntds

Active instance set to "ntds".

ntdsutil: ifm

ifm: create sysvol full e:\IFM

Creating snapshot...

Snapshot set {837657de-00fb-4306-875e-a138449188a3} generated successfully.

Snapshot {912bf2d1-aba6-4a13-b76c-af01ae1e435d} mounted as C:\$SNAP_200906032312

_VOLUMEC$\

Snapshot {912bf2d1-aba6-4a13-b76c-af01ae1e435d} is already mounted.

Snapshot {912bf2d1-aba6-4a13-b76c-af01ae1e435d} is already mounted.

Initiating DEFRAGMENTATION mode...

Source Database: C:\$SNAP_200906032312_VOLUMEC$\Windows\NTDS\ntds.dit

Target Database: e:\IFM\Active Directory\ntds.dit

Defragmentation Status (% complete)

0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|

...................................................

Copying registry files...

Copying e:\IFM\registry\SYSTEM

Copying e:\IFM\registry\SECURITY

Copying SYSVOL...

Copying e:\IFM\SYSVOL

Copying e:\IFM\SYSVOL\contoso.com

................

Copying e:\IFM\SYSVOL\contoso.com\Policies\{6AC1786C-016F-11D2-945F-00C04fB984F9

}\USER

Copying e:\IFM\SYSVOL\contoso.com\scripts

Snapshot {912bf2d1-aba6-4a13-b76c-af01ae1e435d} unmounted.

IFM media created successfully in e:\IFM

 

 

 

 

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