SBS2003 adding second DC adprep questions
Posted on 2007-04-11
I am trying to add a domain controller in my SBS 2003 R2 environment for redundancy.
The domain was built a few weeks ago with SBS 2003 R2 and I am trying to add a DC and I get
the message that the Forest hasnt been prepped for it. Now I know that you usually have to run Adprep / forestprep and then domainprep to go from 200 to 2003 and from 2003 to 2003 R2 to extend the schema, but I figured since the domain was created with SBS 2003 R2 I shouldnt have to do that. My question is , is it because I am trying to add a full 2003 R2 server as a DC that I have to run adprep and second, is there and danger in running adprep on the SBS server.
I read on the Microsoft site that it is possible to have a second DC in an SBS environment.