During one of the activities with the demo environment I faced an issue that I was unable to promote any server to DC, and was giving the errors:
ADPrep execution failed –> System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception (0x80004005): A device attached to the system is not functioning. Continue reading
Check the log files in the C:\Windows\debug\adprep\logs\20220518075032 directory for detailed information.
By the standard way of imputing the new key into the activation form, you’ll get an error that this edition could not be upgraded. However, the MS guide stands for if you’d like to activate your Azure configuration server you’d need to do that through DISM:
And the command is simple as that: Continue reading