We have a forest root domain of
legacy_domain.loc, and another domain
modern_domain.loc which exists in a structure similar to:
legacy_domain.loc ----- modern_domain.loc | | \ | | \ [DC1 & DC2 only] [DC's, Users, \ Servers, \ Workstations, etc.] \ dev.modern_domain.loc \ sub.dev.modern_domain.loc
The only resources in the
legacy_domain domain, are the domain controllers themselves. It is also the forest root domain.
Is it possible to make
modern_domain the forest root, and then collapse/eliminate the
Basically, when AD was first introduced to the company many years ago, the overall architecture was extremely complex. Over the years, as technology has improved and needs have changed, the superfluous domains were all consolidated/collapsed into what remains today. With everything being in
modern_domain, we'd like to finally shed
Any suggestions/thoughts would be appreciated!