Moving servers offsite - what is needed at main office?

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We are moving all our servers, all running Windows 2003 Std, to a data center in town.  At the same time, we are moving our offices to a smaller location.  We'll be moving a DC, file/print, Exchange, and web server to our DC.  We'll be adding two servers to run Citrix which we'll be doing via Program Neighborhood/etc.  Our users will just have shortcuts to apps on their desktops.

At the new office location, we'll need users to still log in to the domain/etc to pick up scripts/printers/etc.  Will we need a DC there too?  
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You don't need one if you have fiber run between the offices but if you don't I'd recomend putting a DC/DNS server in the site for authentication purposes. If not, logns will be very slow.

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Ok - that's what I figured.  Just wanted to confirm.

Thank you.

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You're welcome. If you have anymore questions on setup or design just let me know. I'll be glad to offer assistance

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Forgot to add in this - we'll have a hardware based site/site vpn.  Does this change your answer?

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