Replacing 2000 Server Domain Controller with Server 2003 DC
Posted on 2007-12-02
A project management plan I am working on for school requires two 2000 Server Domain Controller machines to physically be replaced with new servers running Server 2003. I have found many articles about "upgrading" DC's, but what about "replacing"? I am just a student and have never actually done this before. What are some considerations when performing a task like this? What problems may arise with client connectivity, etc? Does each client need to be re-added to the domain if the domain name stays the same? The new DC will reuse the old server's IP, is this sufficient? What about network shares and applications? Active Directory migration?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!!! =)
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