Promoting Windows Server 2008 R2 to primary domain controller in a Win2K environment

I have found many articles on promoting Win2k8 R2 to a DC in a Win2k3 environment, and I understand the process is relatively simple.  I haven't seen any mention of promoting a Win2k8 server within a Win2000 environment, however.  Is there any additional issues I should be aware of?

(This domain is comprised mostly of Win2k3/Win2k8 servers, with the exception of the current domain controller.  It is still Win2000.)

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You need to make sure you've run adprep for the forest and domain if this is the first 2008 or 2008 R2 domain controller.

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You also need to make sure that the domain functional level is at least Windows 2000 Native Mode.

Windows 2000 Mixed functional level domains do not support Windows 2008 or later DCs.


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