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add 2008 domain controller into existing 2000/2003 domain

Posted on 2011-05-04
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I have a domain with two 2000 dc's and two 2003 dc's.  I want to retire the 2000 dc's and add 2008.  I have setup a new 2008 server and joined domain.  Do i just need to update the schema with adprep, then dcpromo up the 2008 box and then dcpromo down the 2000 boxes?  Can i run adprep on any dc?
Question by:infranetsupport
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Vinchenzo-the-Second earned 2000 total points
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You are correct, run adprep /forestprep on the schema master, and adprep /domainprep on the infrastructure master.  Once you've got rid of your 2000 dc's, remember to up the forest and domain function to Windows 2003

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