Active Directory_ domain controllers 32 bits RRS feed

  • Question


    Actually we have extended the scheme for OCS 2007 in our Active Directory and we have a Virtual Machine is running OCS 2007, we will shut off the Virtual Machine and extend the scheme to OCS 2007 R2 with the following command:   ldifde –i –v –k –s DC1 –f schema.ldf –c DC=X “DC=contoso,DC=com” –b Administrator password. Because our domain controllers are 32 bits. Are these steps correct? or what is correctly form?



    Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:53 PM

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  • I don't have the command line syntax handy right now to verify your switches, but I did want to make a few comments.  First of all, there's no difference in the execution based on whether your domain controllers are 32 bit or 64 bit.  Second, you can run the R2 schema updates with everything up and running - you do not need to turn off your R1 server.  Third, at the point where you no longer need your R1 server be sure to remove it gracefully from Active Directory by decommissioning all the roles rather than just turning it off and installing R2.  This will save you from many problems later.
    Mike Stacy | Evangelyze Communications | http://www.evangelyze.net/cs/blogs/mike
    Friday, January 30, 2009 1:16 PM