Dear Sir or Madam:
I have a Window 2003 domain. On our domain there is only one 2003 domain controller, the other 7 are all windows 2000 domain controllers. My company pass the budget to upgrade our domain. I am planning to upgrade our domain to Windows 2003 base. Before I do that, i need degrade my old DCs. My question is some of the DCs are DHCP servers and DNS servers. If I degrade them, what should i do before that. Do i need set up another DNS server and DHCP servers.
I have five branches and HQ. At very branch, i have a DHCP server (also DC, altogether 5 DCs). At HQ, i have One primary DNS server and Secondary DNS server. Do i need to degrade them?
Thank you for any help, the more detailed, the more appreciated.