Server 2012 - Standaard

Are there any issues with adding a 2012 server into a partial 2003 / 2008 domain?
Scott JohnstonIT Manager Asked:
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Skyler KincaidNetwork/Systems EngineerCommented:
You will want to raise the functional level on your domain and eventually decommission the 2003 server but this link should provide your answers:

You shouldn't have any problems but you are getting really spread out so you might want to start updating and consolidating.

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Mike KlineCommented:
You can add a 2012 DC to a 2003/2008 domain.   If you are going to 2012 R2 then you won't be able to run 2003 DCs. More on that here (2003 DFL/FFL deprecated):


Scott JohnstonIT Manager Author Commented:
Thank you...I thought that I was going to be fine and I also am doing exactly that.  I am trying to move off the old 2003 platform.  It been a struggle since my old Exchange server was also a domain controller, but I have since upgraded and demoted and have moved off the old exchange server 2003.
Now I ready to get rid of my last 2003 domain controller.
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