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Preparing SBS2003 for ADPREP.exe

By nmgonzalez ·
I've been doing some research concerning adding a second domain controller to an SBS2003 domain. I want to make a Server 2003 R2 Standard Ed server a secondary controller. Many people have suggested to run the ADPREP.exe command from the server2003 OS CD on the SBS2003 server. Although it seems like a simple enough procedure, I am hesitant on doing so thinking that something may go completely wrong and corrupt the Active Directory on the SBS2003 machine leaving me with nothing. Is there anything I need to worry about? I do full PC backups using Symantec's Backup Exec every day. Should I really be worried? Has anyone had any problems with this? Thanks in advance.

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Not really anything to worry about if

by OH Smeg In reply to Preparing SBS2003 for ADP ...

You setup the Primary DC as per M$ Instructions.

If you did something screwy then it could be an issue but as you have Backup's I wouldn't be overly worried. Just remember to run this after the Backup is finished so that if you require it you have the most up to date Backup possible.

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