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Error message when you try to perform a metadata cleanup of an ADAM instance on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer: “DsRemoveDsServerW error 0x57(The parameter is incorrect.)”
Article ID: 958839 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario. You are running an instance of Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer. You try to perform metadata cleanup. In this scenario, when you run the Remove selected server command, you receive the following error message:
DsRemoveDsServerW error 0x57(The parameter is incorrect.)
To resolve this problem, follow these steps to perform the metadata cleanup:
If this error occurs, you must manually seize the roles, and then remove the instance.
LDAP error 0x5e(94 (No Result Present in Message)
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about metadata cleanup, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216498/ )How to remove data in Active Directory after an unsuccessful domain controller demotion
Article ID: 958839 - Last Review: November 10, 2008 - Revision: 1.0