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Microsoft, server, 2003 and 2008, take pdc from server 2003 pc and put it on server 2008 pc.

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Whaqt's the best way to take pdc from server 2003 pc and put it on server 2008 pc.
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I couldn't get to any of those links
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It's quite an easy procedure. The details for transferring all 5 FSMO roles are detailed in the link at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324801. The PDC role-specific information is near the bottom of the page.

Don't forget that if you are intending on demoting a DC, the new DC must be a Global Catalog Server too. http://www.petri.co.il/configure_a_new_global_catalog.htm It must also be a DNS Server.

-tigermatt
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I will try this and let you know.  Thx
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Thanks, Bandaids
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