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How to migrate one DC to another

Q: I need to move the domain controller from one windows 2003 server to another. How to do it?

A: 1. Run dcpromo to install secodn DC.

2. In the second DC, do these:
- move FSMO roles to new serve
- replicate DNS to new server
- click the checkbox so that new server becomes GC.

Using Ntdsutil.exe to seize or transfer FSMO roles to a domain controller
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/255504

How to view and transfer FSMO roles in Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=324801

How To Create or Move a Global Catalog in Windows 2000 (it is same on
Windows 2003)
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=313994


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