RDS 2012 on AD 2022

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My configuration is today based on Windows 2012R2 with DC, rds farm (RDSH + Gtw + Broker)

I want to migrate my DC in 2022 (Server and Functional levels) on new server.

I want also build a new RDS Farm on windows 2022 Server.

Is it possible to migrate AD to 2022 with RDS farms on 2012R2 server ?

I planned to build new RDS farm when the AD is on 2022 server.

Thanks for your help

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  1. Dave Patrick 390.5K Reputation points MVP

    The two prerequisites to introducing the first 2019 or 2022 domain controller are that domain functional level needs to be 2008 or higher and older sysvol FRS replication needs to have been migrated to DFSR

    I'd use dcdiag / repadmin tools to verify health correcting all errors found before starting any operations. Then stand up the new 2019 or 2022, patch it fully, license it, join existing domain, add active directory domain services, promote it also making it a GC (recommended), transfer FSMO roles over (optional), transfer pdc emulator role (optional), use dcdiag / repadmin tools to again verify health, when all is good you can decommission / demote old one.

    Is it possible to migrate AD to 2022 with RDS farms on 2012R2 server ?

    Shouldn't be a problem but you can leave the DFL at 2012 if needed.

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