DCPROMO – New Credentials Dialog

Demoting a Domain Controller, a dialog box prompts for New Credentials during demotion.  All EnterpriseAdmin credentials had been applied but to no avail.

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However, this Domain Controller is marked for Protect object from accidental deletion.  In Active Directory Sites and Services\NTDS Settings, uncheck this option to gracefully execute dcpromo!

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