Server Upgrade Help
Posted on 2006-07-05
I currently have a Win2003 Standard Ed server as my DC with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and Exchange 2003. I have a new Win2003 Standard Ed sever (new hardware) that I want to set up. I have installed Win2003 on the new machine, given it a new name and joined it to the domain. I want this new server to become the DC so I can eventually remove the old sever from service. I temporarily want to leave Exchange on the old server and move everything else to the new one. DNS and DHCP can be setup manually if needed, but what about AD? If I run dcpromo on the new server will it transfer all the users and login scripts? I have read other posts here about migrating, but I don't know if they are accurate for my situation.