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Adding 2008 server to 2003 domain forest and promoting 2008 to master domain controller.

Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hello and thank you for your time and input. Your expertise is always much appreciated and valued.

We have 2003 Enterprise ed. SP2 server. Currently its the main domain controller.
We just purchased a new 2008 std server.
I need to know how to add the 2008 to existing 2003 domain, and later promote demote 2003 as master and promote 2008 to main dc.
To add to the complexity of things. All users have roaming profiles. So their profiles need to be migrated as well.

I know i need to run DC promo on the 2008 box to add to domain.
Do i need to run DC Prep on the 2003 box?
What about the profiles?

What is the process for this.

I know this is a lot...
Many thanks in advance...

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