Q

Restoring Windows 2000 Active Directory

Is it possible to restore Windows 2000 Active Directory forest and child domains to different hardware than it was originally installed on? We have conflicting advice after spending time working on this following many articles and fixes.

Since Active Directory is concerned primarily with authentication data, such data SHOULD be able to be restored to non-like hardware. However, since Microsoft often uses things like the registry and Active Directory for things other than what you THINK they're using them for, your mileage may vary.

Editor's note: Do you agree with this expert's response? If you have more to share, post it in one of our    .bphAaR2qhqA^0@/searchstorage>discussion forums.


This was first published in June 2004

Dig deeper on Microsoft Active Directory Backup and Restore

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchExchange

SearchSQLServer

SearchWinIT

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close