Database Integrity

Updated: November 25, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

When a computer is promoted to become a domain controller, the promotion process converts the Security Accounts Manager (SAM) database into an Active Directory database.

Events

Event ID Source Message

16395

SAM

A fatal error occurred trying to transfer the SAM account database into the directory service. A possible reason is the SAM account database is corrupt.

Related Management Information

DB Upgrade/DC Promotion/DC Demotion

Active Directory

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