Nice to hear. After forestprep you have to wait fro replication to all DCs
what can take time depending on the setup. With a forest and multiple domains
this of course needs lot more time.
So you know for the next time, give time between the commands also and for
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> Hi Meinholf - thanks for the quick reply- I had run all of these but
> wasnt having any luck - it looks like it was a timning issue as it
> suddenly sprang to life withouht any changes - maybe the second
> existing DC was struggling to update while I was trying initially.
> "Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS]" <meiweb@(nospam)gmx.de> wrote in message
>> Hello Roger,
>> You have to run adprep /forestprep AND adprep /domainprep, i suggest
>> you also run adprep /rodcprep to prepare the domain for read-only
>> domain controllers.
>> Best regards
>> Meinolf Weber
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>>> Im adding a win2008 SP1 server to our domain as a DC. I've run
>>> the 32 bit 2008 DVD on our primary win 2003 DC and if I try and run
>>> it tells me its already run. The object version of the schema is now
>>> When I try and add our win2008 SP1 server it tells me I need to
>>> forest by running adprep (which of course Ive already done). Can
>>> suggest what I need to do get past this point?