Adding a 2008 R2 member server to a 2008 domain

Posted on 2011-05-03
Last Modified: 2013-05-21
Hi Guys

As the title says really can you add a server 2008 R2 menber server to a 2008 domain.

Are there any settings that need changing on the 2008 DC.

Thanks In Advance

Question by:hcd-it
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    Accepted Solution

    If you're adding as a member server, you need not do anything.

    If you're adding as a DC, you need to run ADPREP from the 2008 R2 DVD to prepare the domain for it's first 2008 R2 DC.
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    Expert Comment

    No problem!
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    Expert Comment

    Ofcourse, you can add a Windows 2003, 2008 R2 or even a 2012 server as a member server.

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