RE: AD No way to backup alone

  • From: Olomo Opeyemi <hoppy_lumz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "\[ExchangeList\]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 10:56:47 -0700 (PDT)

Yeah mark is right u can use DC promo to demote a DC
but I advise u disconnect the old DC from the network
temporarily while u promote the new server to your PDC
emulator/operations master. This way u'll be safer and
not take too much risk.

--- Saud <saud@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> - Re-Vamped!
> >make sure the member server is configured as a DNS
> >client since AD relies on DNS. Or preferable u can
> >install DNS service on it.
> >Then can u ping the DC from the member server? Try
> all
> >these and let me know what happens.
> >Are u tring to install an additional DC.
> Olomo
> I am trying to install the additional server that
> will be a replacement for 
> the DC.
> I have done the 1st part . The problem was that the
> additional server had 
> an entry in the network
> setup for the suffix of the server which was the
> domain name of the old DC. 
> I removed
> it and the process was smooth with no problems.
> Now,I need to use the 
> additional server
> as the primary DC and remove the old one.
> Mark explained that I can run DCPROMO on the old
> server and make it stand alone
> to do that. I hope that works without problems or
> else I will lose both 
> servers.
> So,Mark shall I proceed with this ? no risk at all ?
> By the way,the old server has E2k installed.
> Saud
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