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sites and services site creation

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i have business units that we will add gc dc to and we want to create a site in sites and services for this. in sites and services where do i create and how is teh best way to creat ethe new site. The server that is in teh site I want to create is already created in default first site nameservers what is teh best way after I create the new site to move teh server into this site thanks so much guys
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Just create the separate IP subnet for the new site in the subnets container. Create the new site and name it appropriately. Find the server in the Default First site and move it to the new site. Done.

See http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/technologies/activedirectory/stepbystep/adsrv.mspx

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tigermatt i created the new site and dragged and dropped the server to the site and it worked where do i create the seperate ip subnet for the new site?
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In the Sites and Services console click on Subnets in the Console Tree. Right-click in the main window, press New Subnet, enter the IP and subnet mask, then link the subnet to the correct site.

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Oh and obviously don't forget the actual equipment needs changing to match the new subnet!
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hey bro two more questions I created a subnet for the new site and I am told they have two vlans one for teh workstations and one for the back end of teh servers i believe I need to set the one for the servers. so I put in 10.1.111.0 and subnet 255.255.255.0 this will cover that whoel subnet right.

i also wanted to know what woudl happen if i change the name of teh default first name site
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by:Jay_Jay70
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nothing will happen if you change the name :)

if you have two subnets, create them both and assign to the same site
http://www.block.net.au/help/AD-Sites/
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Hi mate - do I not get any points for answering your original part of the question? I think a split between Jay_Jay and my answer wouldn't go amiss...
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Agreed - would you like me to reopen so we can have this split ??
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by:tigermatt
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I guess that's down for the author to decide, but I think it's fair that way :-)
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by:Jay_Jay70
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i agree - i can act if i get an ok from zenworksb
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by:tigermatt
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Still no response?
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Oh well, I guess I'll just forget and move on!
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Thanks for offering to change this anyway Jay, BTW ;-)
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by:Jay_Jay70
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give it another day or so and ill get it changed as its only fair :) no worries at all
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If that's OK with you, Jay?
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Thanks James,
Matt
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Pleasure Mate - See ya around
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