Upgrade domain controllers to a newer version of Windows Server

asked 2022-06-27T06:11:56.173+00:00
Emma Yoyo 21 Reputation points

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/identity/ad-ds/deploy/upgrade-domain-controllers

Step 5: On the Deployment Configuration screen, select Add a new domain to an existing forest and select Next.

It should be the first choice: Add a domain controller to an existing domain

Right?
Thanks.

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  1. answered 2022-06-27T06:41:00.833+00:00
    T. Kujala 8,401 Reputation points

    Hi @Emma Yoyo ,

    You are right.

    You should select "Add a domain controller to an exising domain" if you are making the upgrade process.

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  1. answered 2022-06-28T07:46:43.01+00:00
    Limitless Technology 37,291 Reputation points

    Hello EmmaYoyo,

    In this case, the information is correct to Add a New Domain controller upgrading your environment, as if you are adding the Domain controller to your Forest Root domain (for example "Contoso .com") and the operation needs to upgrade the Forest Functional Level, not only the Domain Functional Level.

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