Migrate win2k & NT to Win2k3

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by Bobby, Aug 23, 2005.

  1. Bobby

    Bobby Guest

    I currently have a new win2k3 server up and running with a .com label
    On the network I have 2 Win NT4 boxes, (1 running just file storage and 1
    running a shared who's in application. ), 1 Win2k server running terminal

    I put a new (temporary)NT4 box on the network, made it the PDC, then
    upgraded it to Win2k server DC. Everything has been stable for a while. I
    want to make my Win2k3 server the DC.

    Should I upgrade the temporary server to Win2k3 (inplace) then transfer
    everything to the new Win2k3 server or can I just transfer from the 2k
    How will the single label domain label NT boxes react with the Win2k3 .com
    label domain? (I need the NT boxes a little longer)
    Bobby, Aug 23, 2005
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  2. Bobby,

    Both ways would work. I've done both. Once you run ADPREP /Forestprep &
    ADPREP /Domainprep you can do either.
    As long as you keep WINS running you shouldn't have any issues with you NT

    Bill F.
    Windows Setup MVP
    Bill Frisbee [MVP], Aug 23, 2005
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