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Can I add a Windows 2003 domain controller to a Windows 2000 environment?

Is it possible to add a Windows 2003 Server as additional domain controller in an existing Windows 2000 domain environment with Windows 2000 domain controllers?
Yes. However, you must first prepare and forever alter the Active Directory in order to do this. See the following Microsoft white paper for more information and the steps involved:

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Programming languages for Windows; resources for Windows administrators As a server administrator managing a local OU within a large domain and no permissions to DC and GPO like EA, what tools or scripts should I use to audit or monitor changes in real-time to my OU such as Groups Modified or Computers Removed? I want to know what other users are doing to my OU by keeping a log. Can you share any good practical WMI or VP scripts that you use for AD and Windows XP/2000/2003 daily? What is the best long-term programming language to learn for Windows XP/2003/Vista environments (e.g., VBScript, Java script, Perl, Python, VB, C#)? And what is your own preference? Microsoft keeps sending out too many security patches and hotfixes that drive me crazy. Will we see an end soon like XP-SP3 and be done with? Will we see Vista as a whole lot better security with less patches than XP? What benefits are in Vista to force the upgrades? Other than Microsoft Resource Kits books, can you give me a few recommended technical books on Windows XP, 2003, Vista and WSH, WMI, Perl, Python, VB programming? Other than Microsoft's Web site to search for Knowledgebase technical help, are there other Web sites that are great for Windows administrators?

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