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Windows Server 2012: Goodbye dcpromo !

Posted by bartvdw on 1313/0606/2012

With the new release Windows Server 2012 the command dcpromo is no more… If you type in the command you will receive a pop-up informing you it has moved to Server Manager.

The link below describes how to promote a Windows Server 2012 to domain controller step-by-step.

As always this also has a new schema version, for the RC version it’s currently 56. My earlier post with the AD schema numbers has also been updated with this information.

Promote Windows Server 2012 to Domain Controller, step-by-step

Active Directory schema version numbers


One Response to “Windows Server 2012: Goodbye dcpromo !”

  1. […] Windows Server 2012: Goodbye dcpromo !  New in Windows Server 2012 – Part 5: Active Directory  Promote Windows Server 2012 to Domain Controller, step-by-step      Windows Server 8 – DCPromo? Install domain Controller using the Command Line.  Dcpromo on Windows Server 8 beta Windows Server 8 Beta – Installing the first DC in a Forest on Server Core    DCPROMO of Windows 8 running on vSphere 5 U1   Install Active Directory Services in Windows Server 8 Beta  Windows 8 Server – Remote DCPROMO and Deployment  Add Windows Server 2012 as a Domain Controller Posted: Monday, September 03, 2012 8:59 AM by Sander Berkouwer Filed under: Active Directory, Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Setup &amp, Deployment, What's New […]

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