What is the use of ntdsutil /metadata cleanup command.?

In this scenario, when the fsmo role has been seized, we should either format the hard disk and reinstall the operating system on such domain controllers or.

forcibly demote such domain controllers on a private network andthen remove their metadata on a surviving domain controller in the forest by using the ntdsutil /metadata cleanup command.


Author: MStechJi

IT professional with 8.5 years of experience in providing Remote Infrastructure Support in Windows Server environment including MS Azure. Intent to increase my knowledge and experience and share some tips and tricks I’ve learnt along the way.

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