Moving DFSR Migration to the ELIMINATED state logs a misleading wrong event regarding read only domain controller objects

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Source: Microsoft Support
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Symptom


An event similar to the following may logged on all domain controllers (regardless of whether they are full domain controllers or RODCs) when the DFSR sysvol migration state is moved to ELIMINATED:

 

Log Name: DFS Replication

Source: DFSR

Date: DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM:SS AM/PM

Event ID: 8004

Task Category: None

Level: Information

Keywords: Classic

User: N/A

Computer: DNS.NAME

Description:

The NTFRS member object for the Read-only Domain Controller <HOSTNAME> was deleted successfully.

 

The event can be misleading because the domain controller referenced in the event may not actually be a Read-only Domain Controller. If this is the case, the event can be safely ignored.
Cause


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 959114 - Last Review: 01/14/2015 10:06:24 - Revision: 1.0

Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems

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