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Promoting an '03 server to a DC - Quick Question

We are running on a Windows 2000 SBS domain. This weekend I'm planning a promotion of one of our 2003 Standard servers to a DC. Everything has been prepped for the promo, but I'm curious if I need to be aware (cautios) of anything that I should do after I run DCPROMO. That's all. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks!
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mckeough
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Netman66Commented:
You need to run Adprep against the 2000 domain before you join the 2003 server.

Adprep /forestprep

then

Adprep /domainprep

After this you should be fine.

You may need to make a tweak if you are running Exchange:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314649/en-us

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wwwallyCommented:
As fare as i know about SBS it can be a DC of a domein but with some limitations.
Read this for some more info.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/884453/en-us

Good luck,

Walter
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Netman66Commented:
He can join another DC no problem.  It just can hold any of the FSMO roles.

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Netman66Commented:
Oops...it just CAN'T hold any of the FSMO roles.  Big typo - sorry!
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Netman66Commented:
May I ask why that was chosen as the answer?  It really has nothing to do with what you were asking.

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mckeoughAuthor Commented:
Oops! My bad! Sorry Netman. Your following two comments were what I was looking for:

Comment from Netman66
Date: 03/24/2006 02:50PM PST
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He can join another DC no problem.  It just can hold any of the FSMO roles. (Desired Accepted Answer)


 
Comment from Netman66
Date: 03/24/2006 03:10PM PST
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Oops...it just CAN'T hold any of the FSMO roles.  Big typo - sorry! (Assisted Answer)

Again, my apologies. Alimu, could you please make the adjustments?
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