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Raise functional level (Was: migrating from windows 2003 server to 2008 server)

Raise functional level (Was: migrating from windows 2003 server to 2008 server)

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Old 26th June 2008, 03:46
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Hi All

iam trying to upgrade windows 2003 standard edition to windows 2008 standard edition, i stuck up in one problem now, when i try to upgrade domainprep its says the following messge : adprep detected that the domain is not in native mode.
adprep has stopped without making changes. confgure the domain to run in native mode and re run-domain prep....

i have only windows 2003 servers no 2000 and our clients system are windows XP pro.. i want to know raise this to native mode is there any disadvantges ?
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Default Re: migrating from windows 2003 server to 2008 server

No disadvantages to raising the functional level.

First raise the domain level
http://www.petri.com/raise_domain_fu...ndows_2003.htm

Then raise the Forest level
http://www.petri.com/raise_forest_fu...ndows_2003.htm
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Moved to Server 2003 forum
Can an admin remove the poll please?
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