troubleshooting Question

Transfer or Move FSMO roles.

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Dear Experts,
I have a windows 2000 DC which also my GC that host all the FSMO roles.
I just build a new DC windows 2003 R2 server I made that server also GC and I want to transfer/move the roles.
The administrator before me put the Infrastructure Master on the windows 2000 GC.
So I want to transfer/move the 4 roles to the new DC/GC and I will create another server that will be DC no GC and I will transfer/move the Infrastructure Master to that DC which will be also windows 2003 R2.
My question is, should I move the roles or transfer?
I do not want to take the windows 2000 DC down YET, I want to keep it running for several more month before taken the server down completely?
Can you send me a step by step article how to move and how to transfer.
Thank you Experts,


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