Additional Resources for Enabling Advanced Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Features
Updated: March 28, 2003
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
These resources contain additional information and tools related to this chapter.
"Deploying the Windows Server 2003 Forest Root Domain" in this book.
"Upgrading Windows NT 4.0 Domains to Windows Server 2003 Active Directory" in this book.
"Upgrading from Windows 2000 Domains to Windows Server 2003 Domains" in this book.
The Active Directory Collection of the Windows Server 2003 Technical Reference (or see the Active Directory Collection on the Web at http://www.microsoft.com/reskit) for more information about Active Directory functional levels.
Article 322692, "HOW TO: Raise the domain functional level in Windows Server 2003," in the Microsoft Knowledge Base for more information about raising functional levels. To find this article, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base link on the Web Resources page at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/reskits/webresources.
The ADSI Edit tool (Adsiedit.exe) is a Microsoft Management Console snap-in that you can use to edit objects in the Active Directory database. For more information about Adsiedit.exe, in Help and Support Center for Windows Server 2003, click Tools, and then click Install Windows Support Tools.
LDP provides an interface to perform LDAP operations against Active Directory. For more information about LDP, in Help and Support Center for Windows Server 2003, click Tools, and then click Install Windows Support Tools.
Related Help Topics
For best results in identifying Help topics by title, in Help and Support Center, under the Search box, click Set search options. Under Help Topics, select the Search in title only check box.
"New features for Active Directory" in Help and Support Center for Windows Server 2003 for more information about the default Active Directory features that are available on any Windows Server 2003 domain controller.
"Raising domain and forest functional levels" in Help and Support Center for Windows Server 2003 for more information about raising functional levels.
Related Job Aids
"Domain Controller Assessment" (DSSPFL_1.doc) on the Windows Server 2003 Deployment Kit companion CD (or see "Domain Controller Assessment" on the Web at http://microsoft.com/reskit).