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win 2003 joining win 2000 domain final step: transfer user and licenses

Hello,

I' ve added a new windows 2003 server to an existing windows 2000 domain then transfer FSMO to win2k3.
Now win2k3 has GC.

The problem is that users are still on win2k and all licenses (when I add license on win2k3 it appear on win2k2).

For example if I switch off win2k server users cannot log in.

If I use dcpromo on win2k it automaticlly transfer useres and licenses to win2k3 ?  
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harleyjdCommented:
If you're happy the FSMO roles are ok, demote the old server. If the licences tranfser to the new DC/GC great! If not:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;153140

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harleyjdCommented:
Just re-reading your comment - are you sure the new server is a GC? The licence service shouldn't control logins - it's more a compliance tool than anything else. I usually disable it anyway.

What error are they getting?
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kracusxAuthor Commented:
I`m sure that the new server is GC. But old server validate users during logon.

I`m doing first time such migration but always think that in that situation 2 DC and one domain users are in AD so both servers can validate them.

from ms article which You gave:
"If you want to reset the information license manager displays, you can delete or rename three files."

but I want transfer licenses to second server or force it to keep new licenses.
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kracusxAuthor Commented:
I`ve solved the problem

"Check in Start/Administrative Tools/Active Directory Sites and Services and
click on the site (by default would be Default-First-Site-Name)  on the
right hand side double click on the Licensing Site Settings and choose right server"

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harleyjdCommented:
Good man!

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kracusxAuthor Commented:
Please close question
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