windows 2008

Posted on 2012-03-21
Last Modified: 2012-04-15
We have windows 2008 R2 64bit Std Domain controller and  windows 2008 R2 Ent with Exchange 2010 sp1

In this environment Can I install additional Domain Controller in windows 2008 32 Bit
Question by:rajaneeshpillai
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Yes you can.
Domain is independent of  architecture

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Yes you can.

If you were to go for an older OS you would need it in mixed mode or 2003 native.

As you are using a 2008 DC you can have a 32 bit DC as well as 64 bit and keep 2008 native domain.

The role (DC) is independent of the underlying OS

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alfwro earned 500 total points
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That really depends on your current AD functional level
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I thin it will co-exist. How ever with exchange 2010, it will run only on 64-bit. I think outside the box it doesnt make any difference if its x86 0r 64. The only problem you might be having is the application you are running on it.

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