Adding W2K3 R2 x64 DC to Existing W2K3 R2 x32 domain

Discussion in 'Windows 64 Bit' started by Dave Allerton, Aug 25, 2006.

  1. Apologies if this question has been answered previously - I have just bought
    a Proliant DL380 G5 and want to install Windows Server 2003 R2 64-bit OS,
    join the existing domain, which has a 32-bit DC running R2. Then I want to
    dcpromo the new server.
    Are there any gotchas I should be aware of? Will x64 & x32 DC's co-exist
    happily? I've seen some comments elsewhere about needing to run adprep from
    CD2, but is that only if you have an existing non-R2 DC?

    Thanks in advance for any advice.
     
    Dave Allerton, Aug 25, 2006
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  2. They can happily co-exist. You would only have to do an adprep if you
    weren't already at the R2 level, and you are.
     
    Charlie Russel - MVP, Aug 25, 2006
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