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Additional Domain controller with SBS2008

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i have SBS 2008 Domain controller in my network.In the same n/w can i install Additional Domain controller also using sbs 2008 ???

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
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Absolutely.  The only restriction is that you CANNOT transfer the FSMO roles away from the SBS server.

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An SBS server can only be the main DC and must hold all FSMO roles. It
CANNOT be a second DC itself. You can however have multiple DCs in your environment. Be it in the same site or remote.
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Clarifying my original post:


Absolutely.  The only restriction is that you CANNOT transfer the FSMO roles away from the SBS server.  And you cannot have more than one SBS server in the same domain - other servers, yes, just no other "Small Business Servers"

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Dear All,

Let me clarify ...i have domain named ABC.com and that has been hosted in a SBS2008 domain controller and here my requirement is to  have  a Additional Domain Controller in ABC.com domain which

i don't want to transfer FSMO role but still i need to have ADC in the network !!!

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As stated - you can absolutely add another DC - so long as it's not another SBS Server.  Install Server, run DCPROMO.  Done.  Provided you have no problems with Active Directory, it should work quickly and easily.

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i need to install ADC on another SBS 2008 itself ...is it possible ?
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