Adding SBS 2003 to a domain running 2003 Standard

Posted on 2005-05-06
Last Modified: 2010-04-19

can anyone help with this please? I am running 30 Client Network with server 2003 Standard ed as the domain controller. Would I be able to add a server running SBS 2003 as a DC also as I am unsure of the compatapility of the 2 operating systems.


Question by:daly29
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    by: can do. You can't add SBS to an already existing domain, this is one of the limitations of SBS. SBS requires that it be the root of the forest and the first DC in a domain.
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    If it were reversed and you already had the SBS as the DC then you could add in server 2003 as another DC.  But in your situation, this is not possible.  You need another 2003 standard server unless you want to completely start over with a new domain.

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    I suspected that was the case thank you for your help

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