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Set an application directory partition reference domain

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To set an application directory partition reference domain

  1. Open Command Prompt.

  2. Type:

    ntdsutil

  3. At the ntdsutil command, type:

    domain management

  4. At the domain management command, type:

    connection

  5. At the connection command, type:

    connect to server DomainController

  6. At the connection command, type:

    quit

  7. At the domain management command, type:

    set nc reference domain ApplicationDirectoryPartition ReferenceDomain

 

Value Description

DomainController

The DNS name of the domain controller on which the application directory partition resides.

ApplicationDirectoryPartition

The distinguished name of the application directory partition for which you want to set the reference domain. For example, the distinguished name of the application directory partition test.microsoft.com is dc=test, dc=microsoft, dc=com.

ReferenceDomain

The distinguished name of the domain that you want to be the reference domain for this application directory partition.

Notes

  • To perform this procedure, you must be a member of the Domain Admins group or the Enterprise Admins group in Active Directory, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority. As a security best practice, consider using Run as to perform this procedure. For more information, see Default local groups, Default groups, and Using Run as.

  • To open a command prompt, click Start, point to All programs, point to Accessories, and then click Command prompt.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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