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Integrating a Windows 2000 server as a member of a SBS 4.5 domain

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Our SBS 4.5 runs as the domain controller of our domain.
We have a NT 4.0 server member running as a member of this domain.

We need to add another server with SQL Server now.
We would like to wait before upgrading our domain to windows 2000 because we have no resources now to do it.

Is it possible to keep for the moment our existing SBS 4.5 domain and just add a new Windows 2000 server (running SQL 2000) as a member of our SBS 4.5 domain ?

Thanks in advance,

Denise
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Yes, simply use the new Windows2000 server as a member server and do not upgrade it to a domain controller. Basically, just do a normal install of Win2k Server, without running DCPROMO, and install SQL. You can even make this a member of the existing NT4 Domain without having the 2k server a domain-controller. Hope this has helped.
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Yes, this will work fine. Load the Windows 2000 server and join it to your existing NT4 Domain as a member server. There are many companies doing this same thing

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Thanks :-)
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Thanks to forgey too :-)
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