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Errors were encountered while validating xml schemas

Virtualized domain controllers should not be restored using virtual machine snapshots.

Failed to read the ms DS-Generation Id attribute of the Domain Controller's computer object.

This may be caused by database transaction failure, or the generation id does not exist in the local database.

All of these logs are enabled and configured for maximum verbosity, by default.

- %systemroot%\debug\dcpromo.log- Event viewer\Applications and services logs\Directory Service- Event viewer\Windows logs\System- Event viewer\Applications and services logs\File Replication Service- Event viewer\Applications and services logs\DFS Replication Once booted into DSRM due to any error, diagnose the cause for failure and if the does not indicate that cloning cannot be retried, fix the cause for failure and reset the DSRM flag.

To review the event logs on a server running a Server Core installation: Warning Do not attempt to add the graphical shell back to the computer while it is in DSRM.

Windows servicing stack (CBS) cannot operate correctly while in Safe Mode or DSRM.

The critical elements to advanced troubleshooting of domain controller configuration are: The first and second are beyond the scope of this topic, but the third can be explained in some detail.

Virtualized domain controller troubleshooting requires a logical and linear method.

The virtual domain controller cloning configuration file is found at: %1The existence of the virtual domain controller cloning configuration file indicates that the local virtual domain controller is a clone of another virtual domain controller. Please check events logged in System event logs and %systemroot%\debug\for more information on errors that correspond to the virtual domain controller cloning attempt.

Error code: %1There is no VM Generation ID detected.

Doing so is unsupported and may leave you with an unusable server.