Active Directory: adprep.exe /forestprep


1) This is related to Active Directory
2) This is related to " adprep.exe /forestprep " command
3) My questions: i) What is the function of this " adprep.exe /forestprep " command (Please Firstly explain it with your own WORDINGS, and then provide the links (if any), ii) How to execute this command (Is it at the C: root directory, such as C:\ adprep.exe /forestprep or we have to go to a certain layer or Path; if yes, give the Path please)
4) Thank you

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You run the command from the second CD contained in the windows 2003 cd set.
This command is to update the active directory schema.
Lets say you run a win2k domain and you want to introduce a win2k3 machine.
You would put in the second cd into the win2k machine and go to a command line and browse to the cd drive and then run that command.
It wqould update the schema on the win2k machine to alow a win2k3 domain controller as well.

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