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Moving SQL Server between domains

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
We currently have SQL Server 2005 running using specific user accounts, i.e. DOMAIN1\!serviceSQL. Our old forest was DOMAIN1.OTHERCOMPANY.COM. We are running our own AD now using DOMAIN2.COM. We copied all of the users and groups using ADMT, retaining all of the same SIDs. Then we moved our SQL server to the new domain. It comes up fine, but all of sql service instances are still running under DOMAIN1\!serviceSQL. We tried to manually change the account that the service starts as to DOMAIN2\!serviceSQL, but get the following errors listed below when we start the service.  1) Any idea as to what could cause this error? 2) Are there any tools for migrating all of the service users? 3) Are there any tools for migrating all of the server logins from DOMAIN1\OurDatabase User Group to DOMAIN2\OurDatabase User Group? 4) Tools to migrate the database users and groups?  Event Type: Error Event Source: MSSQL$DEVSQL3_1 Event Category: (2) Event ID: 17190 Date: 3/15/2010 Time: 3:05:06 PM User: N/A Computer: DEVSRV07 Description: FallBack certificate initialization failed with error code: 1. Event Type: Information Event Source: MSSQL$DEVSQL3_1 Event Category: (2) Event ID: 26017 Date: 3/15/2010 Time: 3:05:06 PM User: N/A Computer: DEVSRV07 Description: Unable to initialize SSL encryption because a valid certificate could not be found, and it is not possible to create a self-

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