2003 Servers on a NT Domain

The orgaization I'm currently working for is going backwards.  We have an existing NT Domain which o my suprise works almost without fail.  We are adding a new site to our network but due to Govt standards, we have to install 2003 Server and XP on all the new systems at the new site.  Will this work?  If so how well will 2003 Server functions as a member server on a NT domain?
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
2003 Server has no problem being a member server on an NT4 domain.  The only thing you cannot do is make it a domain controller.  The instant any 200x server becomes a domain controller for your domain, you have upgraded to Active Directory.   Otherwise, they can participate without problems in an NT4 domain.

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dcsmartAuthor Commented:
Thanks.  Ist this a bit odd?  I'm new to the civilian way of life.  Seems like the Marine Corps was more organized than I thought.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Odd?  How so?  Microsoft has to make things backward compatible or they face a huge backlash and reluctance to upgrade.  You can do more with 2003 if it's part of an active directory domain.
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