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ADPREP (Migrating from 2003 Standard 32Bit to 2008 R2 64bit )

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Do I join the 2008 Server to the 2003 server DC before running ADPREP? ADPREP is run from the 32bit 2008 disk on the 2003 DC correct?
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Chris Millard earned 500 total points
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No - I would run ADPREP first.
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Thanks for the speedy reply...
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Join the server to the domain as a member server first.

You will need to run ADPREP32 /domainprep  and ADPREP32/forestprep before making the new machine a DC.

ADPREP32 - NOT ADPREP as your 2003 system is 32bit
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Oh great that's what I originally was thinking.
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