Can Windows 2000 Server be used as a Backup Domain Controller for Windows 2003 Server?

Can Windows 2000 Server be used as a Backup Domain Controller for Windows 2003 Server?

Post by djtipmothe » Wed, 06 Oct 2004 03:21:04


Can Windows 2000 Server be used as a Backup Domain Controller for
Windows 2003 Server? Thanks ahead of time!
 
 
 

Can Windows 2000 Server be used as a Backup Domain Controller for Windows 2003 Server?

Post by MV » Wed, 06 Oct 2004 03:26:17

2000 & 2003 use multi-master replication, so the idea of PDC vs. BDC has
largely gone away. That said, 2000 and 2003 DCs can co-exist in the same
Active Directory domain very easily. The only thing that will be affected
is which domain- and forest-functional level you can use:

http://www.yqcomputer.com/



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Can Windows 2000 Server be used as a Backup Domain Controller for Windows 2003 Server?

Post by Technical » Fri, 08 Oct 2004 05:27:11

And i can instal Win2000 AFTER a Win2003 INstall?

Example 1
I have a Win2003 Domain, with a Win2003 DC
Can i install Win2000 AFTER the Win2003?



Example 2
I have a Win2000 Domain, with a Win2000 DC. I do an Upgrade (adprep) to
Win2003
Can i install another Win2000 AFTER the Win2003?



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