Win2k and PDC and SQL Server can they be in one machine?

Posted on 2005-05-17
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
Win2k and PDC and SQL Server can they be in one machine? in Active Directory as another pdc in forrest?

Machine is powerful enough, any risks involved?

Question by:Mr_PC2000
    LVL 95

    Accepted Solution

    That's what I'm running at home.  Just remember, there is no PDC.  Or BDC.  Just DCs in Windows 2000/2003.
    LVL 95

    Expert Comment

    by:Lee W, MVP
    I suppose some might argue performance and some might argue potential security issues, but I've never seen a technical problem with running as SQL 2000 on a DC.
    LVL 1

    Expert Comment

    When you think that these all run on a Small Business Server installation it should be Ok

    Featured Post

    Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

    Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

    Join & Write a Comment

    NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
    David Varnum recently wrote up his impressions of PRTG, based on a presentation by my colleague Christian at Tech Field Day at VMworld in Barcelona. Thanks David, for your detailed and honest evaluation!
    In this sixth video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFtoPNG utility, which converts a multi-page PDF file to separate color, grayscale, or monochrome PNG files, creating one PNG file for each page in the PDF. It does this via a c…
    Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (, you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…

    745 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

    16 Experts available now in Live!

    Get 1:1 Help Now