If you miss Part1,Part2,Part3of migration tutorial check from the following places
In final part we will see how to remove your old server (win server 2000) from network,Raise the domain level functionality to native Windows 2003,Rename your new windows server 2003 same as your old server.
12 Disconnect the old server (win server 2000)
- Go to Start -> Run and type dcpromo and click on OK button.
- On the Active Directory Installation Wizard screen, follow the wizard and demote it from the domain controller to a standalone server.
- Reboot the Server.
- Change the server membership to a Workgroup.
- Reboot the Server.
- Shutdown and disconnect the server from the network.
13. Raise the domain level functionality to native Windows 2003 in win server 2003.
For this follow this procedure
- Log on the win server 2003 of the domain with domain administrator credentials.
- Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Domains and Trust.
- In the console tree, right-click the domain for which you want to raise functionality, and then click Raise Domain Functional Level.
- Under Select an available domain functional level, do the following
- Click Windows Server 2003, and then click Raise to raise the domain functional level to Windows Server 2003.
Note:- You can also raise the domain functional level by right-clicking a domain that appears in the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in, and then clicking Raise Domain Functional Level. To raise the domain functional level, you must be a member of the Domain Administrators group.
The current domain functional level appears under Current domain functional level in the Raise Domain Functional Level dialog box. The level increase is performed on the PDC FSMO and requires the domain administrator
14. Test with a client that you can logon, check the event log for any errors.
15. Changing the new DC’s (Win2K3) IP Address and Hostname to the same Hostname and IP Address as the old DC (Win2K)
- Make sure the Old Domain Controller (Win2K) is disconnected from the network.
- Make sure all the references of the old (Win2K) server name does not exist anymore In Active directory (Sites, Domain Controllers Container and DNS).
- Make sure the domain functional level is raised to Windows 2003 native mode.
- Change the IP Address of the new domain controller (Win2K3)
- Change the Domain Controller hostname using Netdom tool.
Netdom tool comes with the support tools package, which is available on the Server installation CD, under \support\tools folder.
- Install support tools and go to Command Prompt.
- Type the following command to add the new domain controller name, and then press ENTER:
netdom computername CurrentComputerName /add:NewComputerName
Note: The NewComputerName must be a fully qualified domain name (FQDN). Currentcomputername can be the existing FQDN or the IP Address of the computer.
c) Type the following command to designate the new name as the primary computer name, and then press ENTER:
netdom computername CurrentComputerName /makeprimary:NewComputerName
d) Restart the computer.
e) After the computer restarts, go to Command Prompt.
f) Type the following command to remove the old domain controller name, and then press ENTER:
netdom computername NewComputerName /remove:OldComputerName
Finally if you are using any logon scripts using kix program,Network Printers you need to make sure everything is working fine