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Windows 2003 DC I added a 2008 R2 domain controller Issue

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Windows Server 2003Active DirectoryWindows Server 2008
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We have a Windows 2003 DC I added a 2008 R2 domain controller to the domain but forgot the raise the functionality to 2003 until after. There is no SYSVOL or NETLOGIN share on the new DC. I did transfer all the Roles over to the new DC without error but has since moved them back to the old DC (2003). I do not want to demote this DC and then promote it back because they are now using it.

Here is a section from the logs.

11/06/2011 11:00:43 [INFO] EVENTLOG (Warning): NTDS General / Replication : 2115
The forest functional level is not high enough to complete addition of application directory
partitions during installation of the directory. Therefore specified application directory partitions will not be added to this Active Directory Domain Controller during installation.

If you would like to make this server a replica of an application directory partition, you could re-add these application partition after the installation is complete.
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