Tuesday, November 06, 2012

DC Promo Answer Files

 

Your handy reference…

First Windows 2003 Server DC in the Forest

[DCInstall]
AutoConfigDNS = Yes
NewDomain = forest
NewDomainDNSName = devDave.com.au
DomainNetBiosName = devDave
ReplicaOrNewDomain = domain
ForestLevel = 2
DomainLevel = 2
DatabasePath = "%SYSTEMROOT%\Data"
LogPath = "%SYSTEMROOT%\Logs"
SysVolPath = "%SYSTEMDRIVE%\Sysvol"
SafeModeAdminPassword = Password1
DisableCancelForDnsInstall = Yes
RebootOnSuccess = Yes
SiteName = Home
UserName = administrator
Password = Password1

Promote Additional Window Server 2003 DC

[DCInstall]
AutoConfigDNS = Yes
ConfirmGc = Yes
DatabasePath = %SYSTEMROOT%\Data
DisableCancelForDnsInstall = Yes
LogPath = %SYSTEMROOT%\Logs
RebootOnSuccess = Yes
ReplicaDomainDNSName = devDave.com.au
ReplicaOrMember = Replica
ReplicaOrNewDomain = Replica
ReplicationSourceDC = dc1.devDave.com.au
SiteName = <site name>
SysVolPath = %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Sysvol
UserName = administrator
UserDomain = devDave.com.au
Password = Password1

Demote Windows Server 2003 DCs

[DCINSTALL]
UserName = administrator
Password = Password1
UserDomain = devDave.com.au
AdministratorPassword = Password1
IsLastDCInDomain = no
RebootOnSuccess = yes

Promote First Windows Server 2008 R2 DC

[DCInstall]
InstallDNS = Yes
ConfirmGc = Yes
DatabasePath = %SYSTEMROOT%\Data
LogPath = %SYSTEMROOT%\Logs
RebootOnCompletion = Yes
ReplicaDomainDNSName = devDave.com.au
ReplicaOrNewDomain = New
ReplicationSourceDC = dc1.devDave.com.au
SiteName = Home
SysVolPath = %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Sysvol
UserName = administrator
UserDomain = devDave.com.au
Password = Password1
SafeModeAdminPassword = Password1

Promote Additional Windows Server 2008 R2 DCs

[DCInstall]
InstallDNS = Yes
ConfirmGc = Yes
DatabasePath = %SYSTEMROOT%\Data
LogPath = %SYSTEMROOT%\Logs
RebootOnCompletion = Yes
ReplicaDomainDNSName = devDave.com.au
ReplicaOrNewDomain = Replica
ReplicationSourceDC = dc1.devDave.com.au
SiteName = Home
SysVolPath = %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Sysvol
UserName = administrator
UserDomain = devDave.com.au
Password = Password1
SafeModeAdminPassword = Password1

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