Solved

Dcpromo Adprep

Posted on 2006-06-21
11
693 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I ran an adprep /forestprep and an adprep /domainprep on the current windows 2000 DC.  Im trying to run DCpromo on a windows 2003 R2 server and i still get the follwoing error.  I cant figure out why.

"The version of the Active Directory Schema of the source forest is not compatible with the version of the Active Directory on this computer."
0
Comment
Question by:Matt Pessolano
  • 5
  • 5
11 Comments
 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 16953502
There's another AD PREP you have to run on the second CD of R2.
0
 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 16953510
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Matt Pessolano
ID: 16953519
and do i run it on the windows 2000 dc?
0
Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Matt Pessolano
ID: 16953541
the server came directly from Dell with R2 on it.  Im not upgrading anything.  Do i still run the version of adprep from the r2 release on the Windows 2000 DC?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Matt Pessolano
ID: 16953611
how do I force a replication cycle?  its telling me to do that in sites and services
0
 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 16953612
You run it on the 2000 DC.  So it came from Dell with R2 and you're not upgrading.  You STILL have to have the schema updated to the R2 version.
0
 
LVL 95

Accepted Solution

by:
Lee W, MVP earned 500 total points
ID: 16953618
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Matt Pessolano
ID: 16953648
this is what i get when i do "replicate now"

The naming context is in the process of being removed or is not replicated from the specified server


0
 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 16953787
Wait a second - why are you trying to force replication?  What's the hurry here - why not replication get done in its normal time?

Do you have any errors in the event logs?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Matt Pessolano
ID: 16953830
Well what is normal time?  I do have a warning in the event log.  KTDS KCC event 1265  
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Jay_Jay70
ID: 16955963
hold up..... where are you at? have you done as leew said and run the adprep tools from the   \CMPNENTS\R2\ADPREP  on the second cd of the 2 disc set??? you need to do this on your current 2000 DC
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Organizations create, modify, and maintain huge amounts of data to help their businesses earn money and generally function.  Typically every network user within an organization has a bit of disk space to store in process items and personal files.   …
Setting up a Microsoft WSUS update system is free relatively speaking if you have hard disk space and processor capacity.   However, WSUS can be a blessing and a curse. For example, there is nothing worse than approving updates and they just have…
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.
Email security requires an ever evolving service that stays up to date with counter-evolving threats. The Email Laundry perform Research and Development to ensure their email security service evolves faster than cyber criminals. We apply our Threat…

821 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question