I am trying to take a ghost image of one of my domain controllers (1 of 5) which has no fsmo roles and is no longer a Global Catalog server. I thought because it has no roles and is not a GC. My users would be able to authenticate against AD and use Outlook Web App.
The only things I can think of is that users shared profile and home directories are on that server. Would that matter?
My question is can I take that server down for upgrading without users being affected?
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