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Migrate Windows 2000 PDC to a replacement W2k8 Standard Server

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Good Morning,

I'm sure this has been asked a million times, but I want to make sure what I'm reading is correct.  Currently, I have a Windows 2000 Server that is being replaced with a Windows Server 2008 box, and it will be replacing the Windows 2000 Server PDC and assuming its roles.  I want to make sure that my ducks are in a row.  We have one Windows 2003 Server BDC.  From what I've read so far, it sounds like the 2k8 box needs to first be introduced as a member server to the domain, then promoted to a DC...then, the schema needs to be extended and the roles from the PDC transferred.

Is there a doc or a guide out there that anyone knows of that I'm missing that explains how to do this so I don't miss anything?

Thanks!
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Darius Ghassem earned 2000 total points
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The link below will walk you through the process. What I would recommend is to move your FSMO roles from the 2000 domain controller to the 2003 domain controller first. Then update the schema. Below link shows how to migrate from 2003 but it is the same procedures for 2000 migration. Either way move the FSMO roles over to 2003 server. If you feel comfortable that the 2003 server is stable and has all AD information you can demote the 2000 box before doing the schema upgrade.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Windows_Server_2008/Q_23665224.html
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Excellent, thanks!
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