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Promoting 2nd domain controller

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I recently pulled Windows NT server from our network replacing it with Windows 2000 server mirroring the computer name, IP address, DNS, DHCP range just about everything that I could get my hands on.  It appears to be working fine but, there was an existing Windows 2000 server acting as a member server that had terminal server and hosted our company Intranet.  Now, I'm trying to promote the server to be a domain controller and install exchange 2000.  I can't run dcpromo because I'm getting all kinds of DNS lookup errors and it says I can't connect to my active directory on my new windows 2000 server.  HELP!!!  I have looked all over the Internet searching through google and I just can't seem to get it to work.  Any ideas?

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Bret
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