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I am trying to migrate a physical server running Windows Server 2003 to Amazon Web Services cloud computing. What is the simplest/easiest way to transfer everything to cloud computing keeping everything on the server intact?

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I can't understand why this has been downvoted without even so much as a comment to explain why. It seems like a perfectly reasonable question to me. –  John Gardeniers Jan 20 '10 at 2:31

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A proper answer would require more specifics but generally you'll want to migrate your data to S3 and start with a windows server instance of choice, configure security groups and then setup the server how you want it.

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If you upgrade your server to Windows 2008 and then virtualise it with a free converter from VMWare - you can migrate to AWS using their 'VMDK import tool'. I'm sure in time they'll have an import for W2K3 too.

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