Harware Specs (Current Primary Domain Controller)
-Dual Intel Xeon 2.33 processors
-4 GB of RAM
-300 GB of hard drive space
-Running Windows 2003 R2 (x86)
*Holds all FMSO roles
Hardware Specs (Backup Domain Controller)
-Dual Intel E5420 2.50 processors
-4 GB of RAM
-250 GB of hard drive space
-Running Windows 2008 R1 SP2 (x64)
Utimately, I want to get our domain onto Windows 2008 R2.
Would you suggest that I upgrade our current servers or purchase a new server to acomplish this.
Also, any pros/cons for having 1 physical domain controler and 1 virutal domain controler?
As far as virtual domain controllers, make sure you sync the virtual DC's clock to a time server or the host server's clock or the time will be off and you will run into kerberos authentication issues.
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