Windows Server 2003 SP1 and child domain to Windows Server 2008

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I have windows server 2008 domain controller, I want to join the windows server 2003 SE SP1 as child domain of windows server 2008 . An error occurs which says that windows version is not compatible to do this job. What is my issue

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Your domain is likely running in Windows 2008 Native mode which does not allow any domain controllers to be older than Server 2008. You need to re-create the Windows 2008 domain and keep it at Windows 2003 Mixed mode.

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