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Make another Global Catalogue

Posted on 2004-08-03
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I have a small 60 client seat office, but would like to add another GC in case the first one (which is the DC) goes down. I understand that if the main DC then does down, my Exchange Server will still be able to function ... (please confirm)

So, what's the easier way to make a 2nd DC a GC ?

Thanks

S.S.

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Hi,
Have a read here - it explains how to create a dc as global catalog - but follow the links to read up on the rest of it. Yes your exchange server will still be able to function.
How To Create or Move a Global Catalog in Windows 2000
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;313994&sd=tech

Deb :))
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by:SpencerSteel
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Excellent ... and embarrassingly simple.

Thanks so much.

S.S.
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Some more info... your Exchange Server will function, but you users will not be able to log into the domain, you should always have to GC's.
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