Back Up All Domain Controllers
Updated: October 15, 2008
Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
Back up all domain controllers before you begin a domain rename operation. Perform a full system state backup of all domain controllers in the forest. For more background information and detailed step-by-step instructions for backing up domain controllers, see the Step-by-Step Guide for Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Backup and Recovery (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=93077).