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  1. Windows NT to 2000 Domain Preparation A Guide to Migrating a Windows NT Domain to a Windows 2000 Domain at Illinois State University

  2. Topics at a Glance • Workstation preparation • NT domain maintenance • Evaluate PDC/BDC needs • Ideal server configuration for Win2k Member servers • Transition services to Win2k Member servers • Ideal Win2k migration setup • Contact information TTUG Training Presentation #1 W2K Migration

  3. Workstation Preparation Assess your available hardware Windows 2000 Professional Recommended Pentium 300 or P-II/233 128MB RAM4GB HD 1GB Free disk space TTUG Training Presentation #1 W2K Migration

  4. Workstation Preparation Cont. • Strongly encourage Win95 to be gone • AD connector for 9x and NT clients • Encourage NT Workstations to be upgraded to Win2k Professional • http://www.ilstu.edu/win2000/ Windows 2000 Installation Guidelines TTUG Training Presentation #1 W2K Migration

  5. NT Domain Maintenance • Machine naming conventions • Account and group names • Management by groups, not by users • Naming of attached devices such as printers TTUG Training Presentation #1 W2K Migration

  6. Evaluate PDC/BDC Needs • Server/Service consolidation as appropriate • Upgrades of services • Empty PDC for migration TTUG Training Presentation #1 W2K Migration

  7. Ideal Server Configuration for Win2k Member Servers • 4gb system partition • NT backup or/and mirrored partition • NTFS system partition: includes security, quotas, and encrypted file system • 256mb minimum RAM • Wipe and reload vs. upgrade TTUG Training Presentation #1 W2K Migration

  8. Transition Services to Win2k Member Servers • Steps should be sequential • Convert one service/server at a time • Services that can be migrated: IIS, Exchange, SQL, SMS TTUG Training Presentation #1 W2K Migration

  9. Ideal Win2k Migration Setup • 2 NT domain servers in place (substitute PDC/BDC) • All services running on Win2k Member servers • ISU standard naming conventions followed • Hardware compliant • All workstations running Win2k professional TTUG Training Presentation #1 W2K Migration

  10. Ideal Win2k Migration Setup Cont. • All resources managed by groups • Security aware: all upgrades and patches in place, access control lists (no everyone group) (full control vs. modified), consider private addressing TTUG Training Presentation #1 W2K Migration

  11. Contact Information • Win2k list serve: WIN2000-L@listserv.ilstu.edu • Active Directory team members Pam Burress: paburre@ilstu.edu Steve Coan: slcoan@ilstu.edu Randy Hill: rlhill@ilstu.edu Pete Juvinall: psjuvin@ilstu.edu Rudy Radosevich: rradosev@ilstu.edu Jane Vorhies: javorhi@ilstu.edu TTUG Training Presentation #1 W2K Migration