what are the roles needed for additional domain controller as a Active domain controller

Posted on 2006-05-09
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we have Windows 2003 server with Exchange server 2003 in our office.Recently i installed additional domain server as a replicate server in our network.Now i am planning to remove the main domain server and i want to make additional domain server as a main domain server.Regarding this what i need to do on additional domain server.kindly pls. help me regarding this.

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jasonduncan76 earned 2000 total points
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You will have to install the new main server first, AD, DNS, and whatever else
transfer the fsmo roles to the new main server, http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q255690
let replicate
then demote the old main serverserver. make sure it dosent hold any roles

You will also have to update your exchange server for the new server.
http://computerperformance.co.uk/exchange2003/exchange2003_recipient_update_service.htm Thats for the update service

And Also the global address list.


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