By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
When you install Active Directory, you are prompted to enter a domain name for your down-level clients to authenticate against -- this should be the same name as your existing NT4 domain. As long as you have the appropriate name resolution services running, especially WINS, your down-level clients should address the AD servers as they did before. Keep in mind that your down-level clients will not be able to use the Active Directory features like DFS, Kerberos and the like.
Dig Deeper on Microsoft Active Directory Tools and Troubleshooting
Related Q&A from Laura Hunter
Active Directory expert Laura E. Hunter explains to a reader what must be done to change the default display specifiers for new users in Active ...continue reading
Active Directory expert Laura E. Hunter offers some advice for changing the IP addresses of domain controllers.continue reading
Active Directory expert Laura E. Hunter tells a reader what to keep in mind when deleting subnets associated with sites being removed in an ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.