When you do this, you receive warning and error messages that resemble the following:
Passed: The domain controller hosting the PDC FSMO role (DC2-FULL.root.fabrikam.com) was located and running Windows Server 2012 or later.
Verifying authorization: Checking if this domain controller is a member of the 'Cloneable Domain Controllers' group...
Located the local domain controller: (DC2-FULL.root.fabrikam.com).
Querying the 'Cloneable Domain Controllers' group...
Pass: The local domain controller is a member of the 'Cloneable Domain Controllers' group.
Starting test: Validating the cloning allow list.
No excluded applications were detected.
Pass: No excluded applications were detected.
No valid clone configuration files were found at any of the supported locations.
All preliminary validation checks passed.
Starting creation of the clone configuration file...
Finding the path to the Directory Service database...
WARNING: Failed to find the path to the Directory Service database.
New-ADDCCloneConfigFile : Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than the size of the collection.
Parameter name: index
At line:1 char:1
+ CategoryInfo : InvalidArgument: (:) [New-ADDCCloneConfigFile], ArgumentOutOfRangeException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : ActiveDirectoryCmdlet:System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException,Microsoft.ActiveDirectory.Management.Commands.NewADDCCloneConfigFile
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Article ID: 2742927 - Last Review: 17 Sep 2012 - Revision: 1