Issues updating windows server 2016 r2 schema extensions

25-Nov-2019 03:49

Before we start preparing AD for new Windows Server 2012 DC, we need to be sure that we are members of: when we are sure for that, we can start installation.

In previous versions we need to prepare environment using adprep command to extend schema and configure Infrastructure Master.That means, Windows 2000 DCs are not supported anymore.Microsoft does not support them with cooperation with 2012 Domain Controllers. We can check this in domain, where we want to install first 2012 DC.From, now, Windows Server 2012 will do that for you if it will detect that adprep was not used before for Schema and Infrastructure preparation.That’s the newest feature in Windows Server 2012 which simplifies promotion process as much as it can.

In previous versions we need to prepare environment using adprep command to extend schema and configure Infrastructure Master.

That means, Windows 2000 DCs are not supported anymore.

Microsoft does not support them with cooperation with 2012 Domain Controllers. We can check this in domain, where we want to install first 2012 DC.

From, now, Windows Server 2012 will do that for you if it will detect that adprep was not used before for Schema and Infrastructure preparation.

That’s the newest feature in Windows Server 2012 which simplifies promotion process as much as it can.

Choose “Raise Domain Functional Level” and check that.