Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Domain on incomplete SBS installation

Posted on 2007-11-14
1
Medium Priority
?
312 Views
Last Modified: 2008-05-30
Hi there

We have an SBS 2003 server where the SBS installation was never completed, ie it is running as Server 2003 Std. It has been configured as a domain controller and file server and about a dozen people are using this server every day.
My question is, if I complete the SBS installation to get Exchange, SharePoint and all the other goodies, what will happen to the current configuration? Will the currect AD be replaced?

Thanks
Mark
0
Comment
Question by:belatti
1 Comment
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
MarkMichael earned 750 total points
ID: 20279197
Hi

The AD configuration should be saved and the extra addons that come with SBS will be installed. It is best to have all users logged out of the server while this installation continues. Make sure you go through all the Wizards before getting all users logged back in. It may take quite some time to complete though.
0

Featured Post

Has Powershell sent you back into the Stone Age?

If managing Active Directory using Windows Powershell® is making you feel like you stepped back in time, you are not alone.  For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Auditing domain password hashes is a commonly overlooked but critical requirement to ensuring secure passwords practices are followed. Methods exist to extract hashes directly for a live domain however this article describes a process to extract u…
Microsoft Office 365 is a subscriptions based service which includes services like Exchange Online and Skype for business Online. These services integrate with Microsoft's online version of Active Directory called Azure Active Directory.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to join and promote the first Windows Server 2012 domain controller into an Active Directory environment running on Windows Server 2008. Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to update 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.
Suggested Courses

972 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