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W2k3 DC and W2K12 DC on same domain issues

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Are there any issues with having Windows 2003 DC's and Windows 2012 DC in same domain?
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issues? No. Limitations? Sure. Many of the enhancements introduced in later windows versions for active directory require the functional levels be raised. You wont be able to do that with 2003 DCs in place.

So you'll get and keep existing functionality, but wont necessarily be able to take advantage of new features.
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To cgaliher's comment, here is the domain/forest functional levels and the features in each
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771294.aspx.

Presumably your current domain and forest functional level is windows 2003.
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Yes it is.
Thank you.
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Answered my question.
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