I have just replace a Windows 2003 AD domain with a new Windows 2008 Std Server. The 2003 server is off the network.
The customer wants me to reformat and reload Windows 2003 server (since they have the license for 2003) and put the server back on the network to handle some IP based security cameras and a few other small network tasks.
I can find many articles on preparing an existing 2003 server for "your first 2008 server" on the network, but I am interested in the opposite.
I want to install a "new" 2003 server into a production 2008 domain.
Looking for any advise and comments regarding the possible pitfalls.
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