Two domain controllers one domain

Discussion in 'Active Directory' started by Joe, Sep 21, 2005.

  1. Joe

    Joe Guest

    My company only has one domain with a couple of regional offices. One of the
    offices has a server in it that is a DC with Exchange. I want to put another
    DC there side by side because I need to upgrade the current one to the new
    one. Who can give me a how to on setting up the new DC. I ran the DC promo
    and have AC replicated, is there any changes that I have to make to AC sites
    and services when it comes to setting up a connector or what. Let me know if
    there is anything that I missed or what the best practice, or your own
    specific method of doing it. Thank You.
    Joe, Sep 21, 2005
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  2. If this is in the same site you don't need to do anything with the sites and
    services. You certainly don't need to manually create connection objects.

    You should setup this DC as a GC and AD-Integrated DNS Peer though.

    Have a look at this for a bit of help on what you are trying to do:
    Paul Williams [MVP], Sep 22, 2005
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  3. Joe

    PaulB Guest

    Just as a footnote I don't believe MS will support Exchange on a DC if other
    servers exists in your AD.

    PaulB, Sep 22, 2005
  4. Hi Paul!

    Are you sure it's not supported? I thought it was just not the most
    recommended of scenarios...

    Although that goes out the window for branch office deployments ;-)
    Paul Williams [MVP], Sep 22, 2005
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