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Migrate Domain to Windows 2000

Posted on 2002-07-17
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Hello Experts.
I have an NT4 Domain with a PDC and BDC.
I've installed a new Windows 2000 server.
I will be retiring all the old servers once everything has been migrated.
I am looking for links to helpful data describing the process (step by step would be nice) as well as input from anyone with experience in performing this procedure.
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If you are migrating all the account info, then the proper steps are to install the new server an an NT 4 BDC.
Change it to the PDC using server manager.

Turn off the old PDC and keep it as a backup.

then install win2k Server on the New PDC. This insures that you have all the account info.

I would go to the microsoft site.
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/default.asp
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/library/planning/pds-cnwsdtoc.asp
http://www.microsoft.com/ISN/deployment.asp

This pages covers everything needed to deploy win2k.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/upgrade/compat/default.asp

 These links will help you perform the upgrade from NT to win2k
                   http://www.microsoft.com/TechNet/win2000/w2ksrupg.asp
                   http://www.microsoft.com/TechNet/win2000/dguide/home.asp
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/planning/walkthroughs/default.asp

 http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/library/howitworks/security/sectech.asp
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/tools/tools.asp

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/itsolutions/howto/default.asp
How to information for IT people IT solutions

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/whatsnew/default.asp


I hope this helps !
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