Promoting SBS 2003 server to PDC

Posted on 2006-05-08
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
I have a sbs 2003 server and a Windows 2003 server. SBS was PDC and 2003 was member server. SBS died. Rebuilt SBS. Active Directory still exist on 2003. Is it possible to reinterduce SBS into domain and replicate AD data back to server?

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    Hi jhawk3,

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