Restoring A domain controler for a LAB environment

I'm having problems restoring a replica of my DC to a LAB environment. Since this domain controller is going to be the only one or the first one in the LAB do I need to restore it AUTORITATIVE? I don't think I have to, but I'm not sure.
EsmeraldaAmayaAsked:
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mrmarkfuryConnect With a Mentor Commented:
An authoritative restore will wipe the entire domain back to its state at the backup, for recovery purposes, like if someone accidentally deleted an OU, etc.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc779573.aspx

Might want to read up, I think a non-authoritative restore will work fine.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc784922.aspx
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EsmeraldaAmayaAuthor Commented:
thank you
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