Migrate Master Domain Controller to a new server

Hi,

I want to migrate our first domain controller in the active directory to a new server. The new server will also be running Windows 2003.

What are the steps involved in doing this type of operation?
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blairhenryAsked:
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SYSHALLCommented:
From a Windows 2000 domain or is the old server also a Windows 2003?
SYSHALLCommented:
If it's a Windows 2003 just transfer the FSMO roles to the new server.

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blairhenryAuthor Commented:
The old server is Windows 2003 as well.

So I should make sure the new server is a domain controller first?
SYSHALLCommented:
Yes
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