6
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2answers
203 views

Adding a Win 2008 R2 DC to a Win 2000 Server domain

I am in the process of moving our active directory environment off of Windows 2000 server to a new Windows 2008 R2 server. I have prepped our Windows 2000 domain and upgraded the schema so that I ...
0
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1answer
34 views

windows server 2000

I have setup a secondary domain controller with server 2000 and would like to find out ways to confirm the functionality.I don't have ant error in the log but is there a way to understand if it is ...
2
votes
2answers
155 views

Changing the network address of a Windows 2000 AD domain

The situation: Two formerly completely separate Windows 2000 AD domains need to be connected to a common router. (The reason why is not important.) Unfortunately (for me), both domains currently have ...
1
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1answer
603 views

Cannot log onto Domain after demotion of primary DC

I had two Domain Controllers (one for 2k, and another 2k3). The 2k server was the primary controller with all the FSMO roles. I transferred those roles, as well as the GC to the 2k3 server. I ...
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3answers
109 views

2000 Primary DC with 2008 Backup DC

Currently I have Windows Server 2000 as a PDC and am upgrading to Windows Server 2008. My main question is can the 2008 box be a BDC to the 2000 PDC?
0
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2answers
153 views

Is it worth it to migrate our settings from a Win2k server to Win2k8 server, or should I start from scratch?

Here is my situation. We have a new virtualized server that is going to be running either Win2k8 R2 server or Win2k11 server (we haven't decided if we will be purchasing a license for SBS or the ...
0
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1answer
161 views

How do I migrate settings from a Win2k Server to Windows Server 2008 R2?

I am about to upgrade our current Win2k server to a new server running Windows Server 2008 R2. Right now, our current server acts as our DHCP server, DC, and controls ActiveDirectory, amongst other ...
2
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3answers
1k views

How can I syncronize a non-domain server to a domain-controller's clock?

Is it possible to configure a Windows Server 2000 OS to synchronize it's clock to a domain controller if it's not on the domain? If so, how would I go about doing that? Just to be clear: I can't ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Can I upgrade a Windows 2000 domain to 2008 and demote the 2000 server without clients attached?

We're planning to replace a Windows 2000 domain controller with a new 2008 DC (new hardware). We've elected to take the route of getting the 2000 domain schema up-to-snuff, join the 2008 server, ...
0
votes
2answers
100 views

Add a New Windows 2000 Server to a Windows 2003 Domain, Do I need ADPREP?

I've got a newish Windows 2003 DC and a very old Windows 2000 DC running together in Windows 2000 Native mode. I've got to pull the 2000 Server to repair it, so I want to add in a temporary 2000 ...
6
votes
4answers
2k views

Unable to dcpromo new 2008 Server in 2000 domain

I'm trying to replace an old Windows 2000 domain controller with a new Windows 2008 Server. I have the Active Directory Domain Services role installed on the new server and joined it to the domain. ...
3
votes
3answers
960 views

Migrating from windows 2000 to windows 2003 server?

I want to move all the domain information from a windows 2000 server to a windows 2003 server (they are separate machines) and then promote the windows 2003 server as the primary domain controller. Is ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

How to check windows domain user status?

I have a server running windows 2000 right now, will upgrade to 2003 pretty soon. Is there a way to check the user status and pc status? For example, If the user is idle If the PC is locked How ...
4
votes
1answer
347 views

Replace 2000 domain controller

I have a pair of Windows 2000 domain controllers. The machine that currently hosts GC is getting tired and is pretty old as far as hardware. I want to replace it with a newer machine I have lying ...