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Event error 1419 may be generated on a domain controller. This event may be generated because there may be problems with an Infrastructure Flexible Single Master Operation (FSMO) role holder performing its duties if it is also a global catalog server.
The error message in Event Viewer may be similar to the following sample:
Event ID: 1419
Event Type: Error Event Source: NTDS General Event Category: Directory Access Event ID: 1419 Date: 1/16/2000 Time: 9:58:21 AM User: Everyone Computer: Server1
This DC is both a Global Catalog and the Infrastructure Update master. These two roles are incompatible. If another machine exists in the domain, it should be made the Infrastructure Update master. The machine CN=NTDS Settings,CN=Server4,CN=Servers,CN=West,CN=Sites,CN=Configuration,DC=PRODOM,DC=com is a good candidate for this role. If all domain controllers in this domain are Global Catalogs, then there are no Infrastructure Update tasks to complete, and this message may be ignored.
This behavior can occur if a domain controller that resides in a multiple-domain-controller domain in a multiple-domain forest holds the Infrastructure FSMO role and is also a global catalog. The error message is generated after another domain controller is installed in the domain. This is most likely to occur on the first domain controller in the forest because it holds all five FSMO roles and is also a global catalog server.
There are two ways to resolve this issue:
223787For information about enabling and disabling a global catalog server, see the Windows 2000 Help.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223787/EN-US/ )Flexible Single Master Operation Transfer and Seizure Process
For additional information about FSMO roles and their placement in a forest, see the articles listed below:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/248047/EN-US/ )How Phantoms Are Used in Windows 2000
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223346/EN-US/ )FSMO Placement and Optimization on Windows 2000 Domains