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Checklist for updating DCs from 2003 to 2012

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Active DirectoryWindows Server 2008Windows Server 2003
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Hello,
I wanted to check and see if I missed anything from my checklist that will be used for upgrading DCs from 2003 to 2012. Please let me know. DCs will be installed on the new hardware and new VMs (VMware)

•      New member server 2012 R2
•      Add DNS role and promote to DC
•      Verify the replication was successful and that the server is working
•      Change client and non-DC servers DNS to point to the new 2012 server
•      Verify that clients and non-DC servers are working without any issues with 2012 server
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