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Installing Windows server 2019 in a Server 2012 Domain

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unubi
Occasional Contributor

I want to know if its possible to install Windows server 2019 in a Server 2012 Domain in such a way that i will not have to change the Domain controller.

If possible, what are the requirements and dependencies to accomplish this?

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Yes, can do. Nothing special, just join the domain as normal.

 

 

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Adding in Windows 2019 member servers do not require that you upgrade the functional level of the domain. However, there might be a role or two that will require a 2019 domain controller be present. Also, you can not directly upgrade 2012 to 2019. Below is the Windows Upgrade Center link that gives you all the details and tips.

Https://www.microsoft.com/upgrade enter
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@srsysadmin 

No disrespect taken.  It was fat thumb.  Meant to hit 'c' and guess more of thumb on space bar than the letter

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@srsysadmin @John Marlin thanks guys, the link you sent and response you gave helped me out.