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Author: Cristal Kawula

Cristal Kawula is the co-founder of MVPDays Community Roadshow and #MVPHour live Twitter Chat. She was also a member of the Gridstore Technical Advisory board and is the President of TriCon Elite Consulting. Cristal is also only the 2nd Woman in the world to receive the prestigious Veeam Vanguard award. She can be found on twitter @supercristal1

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How to upgrade the Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain for Windows Server 2022

The commands listed below to upgrade Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) Forest and Domain’s are taken from our production methods of procedures. This process can be performed by simply running adding a Windows Server 2022 Domain Controller. If ADPrep.exe hasn’t been run it will run automatically. In a production environment we like to have more granular control and verification processes for any Schema modifications.

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How to verify the SYSVOL replication state (FRS or DFSR)

Prior to proceeding with the upgrade of Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) to Windows Server 2022 we must upgrade the replication of the SYSVOL. This is especially relevant if you ADDS Forest came from Windows Server 2000 or Windows Server 2003. The steps below will help us verify and upgrade the replication model of the SYSVOL if required.

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