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Upgrading Domain from 2000 SP4 to 2003 R2

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by sridhar_reddapani, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. sridhar_reddapani

    sridhar_reddapani New Member

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    Hi guys,

    I am planning to upgrade our 2000 domain to 2003 R2. I run addprep/forestprep and /domain prep from
    2003 R2 first CD. Recently I read in net I need to do that from second CD is it true? I didnt add 2003 R2 domain controller to domain yet, Am I need to rerun those commands from second CD before adding 2003 R2 domain controller to existing(2000) domain?

    Thanks
    Sridhar.
     
  2. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

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    Yes you have to, otherwise if you just upgrade to the 2k3 forest/domain (by using adprep on the normal Win 2k3 CD) you do not get the extra functions in AD, eg the deploy printer, etc.

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