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replace server 2003 domain ctrl with server 2008

I have a server 2003 domain ctrl that is noticeably old.  Time to replace with server 2008 domain ctrl.  Few questions: (primary question) What is best procedure for this?  (Secondary questions) .  Assuming that is done, what is best practice for backup domain ctrl?.
Windows Server 2003Active DirectoryWindows Server 2008

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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Is the 2003 DC that you are talking about the only DC you have? If not, do you know is what DC the FSMO rolls are?
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All, thank you for commenting and I apologize for my lack of follow up.  I will digest these and create new questions if need be.  I am reveres engineering a domain enviroment but need to keep systems up 24/7.  It is a police dept.  One day at a time.......Thank you.
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