When trying to connect to GPOAdmin you receive the following error:
System.Exception: The server is not operational
at Quest.Avalanche.SnapIn.ServerNode..ctor(RootNode rootNode, String serverAddress, Int32 portNumber, String username, String password, String domain)
at Quest.Avalanche.SnapIn.RootNode.ConnectToServer(Object sender, ActionEventArgs e)
A domain controller has been removed from your environment that GPOADmin is trying to reach.
GPOADMIN tries to enumerate every DC in your environment.
It will hang if:
By default, GPOADMIN will always connect to the PDC Emulator server unless you specify via registry key.
You can force GPOADMIN to speak to a certain domain controller, which will get you past this issue.
For GPOADmin 5.9 and later: