Upgrading domain controller. How to set my new dc as the primary one so I can remove the old one?
Posted on 2012-08-26
I just installed a new domain controller server running Windows Server 2008 R2. I have everything ready to go, except for two things...
I transferred all of the dns zones to the new server except for one zone that doesn't seem to want to transfer. Is it because it is a secondary zone that is not integrated in active directory? Would there be any issues with changing it to a primary zone and integrating it with active directory? Will it mess anything up? If I can't do that, is there another way to get that zone to the new server?
Last, how do I go about fully implementing the new domain controller so that I can physically remove the old one? Do I just change the ip addresses on both and then remove the old one?
Thanks in advance for the help.