Solved

How to upgrade all 900 W2k to XP Pro by Active Derictory ?

Posted on 2004-09-11
3
222 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
I'm A member of Administrators Group in domain that contains about 2 Replica servers and want to upgrade all 900 W2k to XP Pro by Active Derictory but I need some answers about this task :
Q1.We have About 400 machines that run Windows 2000 professional 200 machines run from HP box and 200 run from Qompaq box .
May map is as the following :

For HP machines :
1.Creat a shared folder that contains XP pro CD that produced from HP
2.Creat OU and named it HPWorkstation
3.Creat Group Ploicy and name it deploy4HP then edit it and assign that Winnt32.msi to all Group members .

For Qompaq machines :
1.Creat a shared folder that contains XP pro CD that produced from Qompaq
2.....etc

My question is : is this map correct ?

Q2.after I have done this task successfully , should I have to Disable Group policy that for this task ?

0
Comment
Question by:nader alkahtani
3 Comments
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
Guyver-it earned 500 total points
ID: 12039224
Hi there!

Refer to this Knowledge base link from Microsoft.com: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=314953

This gives you all the information for deploying Winxp throught a Win2000 network and this process works for ALL pc based machines.

Hope this helps.
0

Featured Post

Give your grad a cloud of their own!

With up to 8TB of storage, give your favorite graduate their own personal cloud to centralize all their photos, videos and music in one safe place. They can save, sync and share all their stuff, and automatic photo backup helps free up space on their smartphone and tablet.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

A common practice in small networks is making file sharing easy which works extremely well when intra-network security is not an issue. In essence, everyone, that is "Everyone", is given access to all of the shared files - often the entire C: drive …
I'm a big fan of Windows' offline folder caching and have used it on my laptops for over a decade.  One thing I don't like about it, however, is how difficult Microsoft has made it for the cache to be moved out of the Windows folder.  Here's how to …
Along with being a a promotional video for my three-day Annielytics Dashboard Seminor, this Micro Tutorial is an intro to Google Analytics API data.
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, just open a new email message. In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now