Moving VM Domain Controller to new host

Hi all,

I have one VM domain controller in one ESXi host and I'm going to move it to the new physical host.
I will use vcenter cold migration feature because there is no shared storage.
Should I be worried about any issue?
Cold migration should be fine.
Thanks
Ryan LinAsked:
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Budhi WitonoCommented:
I think it should be fine , just backup and add a new dc to your exiting network before.

I suggest you to add another dc , transfer all roles,  make sure everythingworks, and then you can demote the older one.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
COLD Migration is fine, just make sure you advise users, as turning off your DC will have no authentication, and make sure at some point, you create a second Domain Controller, for some resilience.

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