You can verify this by using ADSI Edit or DSQuery or Power Shell commands. From Server Roles option, select Active Directory Domain Services. Get-ADObject (Get-ADRoot DSE).schema Naming Context -Property object Version dsquery * CN=Schema, CN=Configuration, DC=labanddemo, DC=com -scope base -attr object Version As a reference, I have provided the following table that lists the Active Directory Schema and the corresponding Object Version: ***Object Version 39 - Please refer we can start this journey with DC promotion process. Click OK on the Welcome window and restart the server. On the Select Destination Server window, select your local Windows Server 2016 server.
Preparation: – Configured the Network Settings of SVR2016-02 point to DC02 as its DNS and make sure the dc02 can be pinged. Deploying a Window Sever 2016 Domain Controller to an existing Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain Install Active Directory Domain Services Role Promote Windows Server 2016 to a Domain Controller. So in the Deployment Configuration page select the Add a domain controller to an existing domain radio button and specify the existing domain. Click on Next and go through the Wizard (normally leave the defaults) Once all the prerequisite checks passed successfully, go ahead and click on the Install button.After installing the AD DS role, we need to configure the server as a domain controller using a separate wizard within Server Manager. Transferring the FSMO (Flexible Single Master Operations) Role to Active Directory 2016 In the Windows Server 2016 Domain Controller, launch the Active Directory Users and Computers console.Right click on the domain and select Operations Masters in the menu.The one Windows Server 2012 R2 DC holds all the FSMO roles.The DCPromo of a Windows Server 2016 server isn’t really DCpromo any longer as it wasn’t in 2012, but it seems like we all still affectionately call it that for a point of reference.Use the copy of For D: substitute the disk letter of your DVD drive.