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Error adding a 2003 Server to a Domain created from an in-place install of Windows 2003 Server over NT4

I had a NT4 Domain and did an in place upgrade to 2003 Standard Server.  Used the wizard and all was well.   I have just purchased a 2003 Server that I would like to add as a DC and will shortly be the operations master, since the old DC will be going offline.  Getting an error when I run the AD Installation Wizard on the new 2003 machine that my active directory schema is not compatible.  I have read a bunch in the forums about using adprep, but it all makes mention to w2k servers.  I have already raised the domain and the forest to Windows 2003.  Finally my question.  Do I just run the adprep on the existing 2003 DC?
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
Hi radshaw_longer,

with windows 2003 R2 (release 2) you will need to run the adprep tools from the second cd supplied in the 2 cd set!

\CMPNENTS\R2\ADPREP

you can also download here
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=5B73CF03-84DD-480F-98F9-526EC09E9BA8&displaylang=en

this boosts the schema up to cope with R2 functionality
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/r2/whatsnewinr2.mspx
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radshaw_longerAuthor Commented:
So that would be run on the original 2003 server, not the new 2003 server correct?
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
yes on the original DC it has to prepare the schema which is held on the domain controller
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radshaw_longerAuthor Commented:
Just to reassure myself  I do not have to do any updates on the oringial server, it is still lacking SP1 due to HD space requirements
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
no its just a schema update
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radshaw_longerAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the info, and the speed of the response, posted your points
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
no problem :) good luck
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radshaw_longerAuthor Commented:
One last comment if you don't mind, does it require a server reboot after teh adprep
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
yes its best to
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