Demote Windows 2000 PDC

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Subject: Demote Windows 2000 PDC
Posted by:  Jerrya nv (Jerrya…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006

I am preparing to upgrade our environment to Windows 2003, with Windows 2003
active directory. In my environment I have a Windows 2000 server sp4 running
Exchange server 2000. This machine is not being upgraded. I know that
Exchange server 2000 will run in this environment. My problem is my PDC is on
the Exchange server as well. From what I understand a Windows 2003 DC will
not run on the same machine as exchange server 2000. So how can I promote a
new PDC before I start the upgrade process?

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