TNWiki Article Spotlight: Active Directory Upgrade Wiki article

Hello and welcome everybody to our TNWiki Article Spotlight on Tuesday.

This week I want to talk about such a wonderful article that my realy interested topic as "Active Directory". Active Directory Upgrade High Level Steps that was published by Santhosh Sivarajan in Technet Wiki, had been revisioned 40 times and taken 28 comments.Santhosh is MVP domain of Directory Service at the same time he has apellation for MCC. There are many books whom wrote about Upgrade and Migration. His last book Windows Server 2008, from 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 told about upgrade step by step.

Totally this topic summarized under 4 main titles and 6 steps at the same time he had been used reference articles from Technet.

Once and second steps; we will upgrade Schema versions and do verification. Windows Server Directory Service Schema version informations are as fallows.


On third and forth steps;when the new operating systems will be added in domain area, Additional Domain Controller installation realize. On  fifth step, FSMO roles that on the old server to new server after that old server is maked decommission. On the last step sixth, old server will be totally deleted.

This article has Italian and French versions. Specialy this article much more helpfull for IT who works on migration projects. Thanks for such a helpfull material as Technet Wiki Ninja.

I like Directory Service 2012 ­čÖé



Turkish Ninja Serhad


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Comments (4)

  1. You highlight an excellent Wiki article. And Santhosh Sivarajan’s book "Instant Migration from Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 to 2012 How-to" is an excellent resource:…/1849687447

  2. It's pretty fantastic when a book author gives back to the community by authoring Wiki articles!

  3. Thanks guys!.  Appreciate all your support.

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