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Factors and approaches for migrating AD across disconnected Data Centres?

I need to specify an approach for migrating a Windows 2008 Active Directory environment to a new data centre. There is not currently connectivity between the two data centres though that could be an ...
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1answer
22 views

How to not request users to enter their old passwords when ticking “User must change password at next logon” in active directory?

My problem is that I'm doing a migration from Linux mailserver "Postfix" to Exchange using a Microsoft tool called "Microsoft transporter suite" this tool requires that all users to have their ...
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2answers
97 views

Windows Server 2012 Migration (DNS/AD DS Standard Eval to Essentials OEM) P2V -> Do I need a Secondary Domain Controller during migration?

This is my first post on this exchange (although not my first on stack exchange), so please have patience. I am a 3rd year student intern, and I have been tasked with virtualizing the server systems ...
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1answer
40 views

Migrating SBS 2003 to 2012 standard

My company is currently trying to migrate a Windows Small Business Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012. We know the general procedure, but we want to make sure we aren't going to mess anything up ...
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1answer
59 views

Migrating Gmail to Office 365

I have been setting up Office 365 for my organization. We are currently using Gmail. I have synced our local Active Directory server w/ Office 365, as well as our domains. The problem I am having has ...
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1answer
102 views

AD migration from SBS2011 to 2012 R2 and new domain

We have an existing SBS2011 server, and would like to migrate to a new 2012 R2 server. Ideally, we'd like to do this in a new domain - 1. we'd like to reorganize the OUs to remove the "SBS" named ...
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0answers
54 views

How do I migrate, and rename a computer using ADMT command line?

I've checked all the ADMT documentation, experimented with negative results and am unable to get ADMT to rename a computer during a migration. The command I'm using is: C:\admt>admt computer ...
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3answers
182 views

Migrating SBS AD to an Server 2012 AD with diffrent domains

The situation, I have a SBS 2008 server which also is the DC for the domain. The name of the domain is Example: DomainA. The other server is a W2012 server, which will be replacing the SBS server. The ...
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0answers
65 views

Quest Migration - AD account that doesn't sync properly

I have an issue with an AD account that has been "migrated" using Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory, version 8.8. This organisation currently have two forrests. Let's call them ad.local ...
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1answer
229 views

Migrate handful of users from one child domain to another

We have a forest SiteA We have child domains SiteB SiteC SiteD We have a few users who are on SiteB and need to be migrated over to SiteC. We used to be setup like SiteB.Comapnyname.local\USERNAME ...
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1answer
114 views

Performing a migration to a 2012 FL Active Directory domain/forest?

I'm looking to perform a migration of an existing 2008 R2 Active Directory forest to a new(ish) 2012 forest, and bumped into the issue that there don't seem to be any compatible tools to do so. The ...
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1answer
269 views

Move Exchange/AD users from root domain to child domain

We currently have a single Windows 2008 R2 Active Directory domain controller, and an Exchange 2010 server. We are in the process of adding a child domain on a second Active Directory server for an ...
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2answers
219 views

Office 365 migration: should I use ADFS?

Scenario: small company (<200 users), local Active Directory (single domain, 2008R2 level), on-premises deployment of Exchange 2010, Lync 2010 and SharePoint 2013. The company wants to go ...
0
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1answer
68 views

Active Directory 2003 to 2008 migration renders domain unusable

We have a small domain at the office running on a 32bit windows server 2003 (server1.domain.local). We have purchased a new server with windows 2008 R2 64bit (server2.domain.local) and plan to make it ...
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1answer
50 views

migrating AD users on XP and Win 7 clients from child to parent domain over VPN

we are looking to migrate 35k users around the globe from 60+ child domains into the parent (root) domain. We are able to migrate the users using ADMT. The users can afterwards logon with their root ...
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2answers
902 views

Migrating existing domain to a new domain controller and keeping the server name

My current problem is the following migration scenario: Existing domain: Domain-Controller (Windows Server 2003 x86) named "W2003SRV" with domain DOMAIN.LOCAL Terminal-Server 1 (Windows Server 2008 ...
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1answer
33 views

Migrate Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010 [closed]

I have to migrate the exchange server to another machine running the newer version of it (2010). On the old machine is currently the domain controller and exchange 2007 installed. The domain ...
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1answer
227 views

Moving domain controller from Samba to Windows Server 2008

I need to migrate an existing Active Directory from Samba to Windows Server 2008. It's easy as add a new Windows Domain Controller, wait for AD replication and turn off the linux machine?
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2answers
123 views

How do I migrate thousands of computers to a domain?

I work at a Board of Education, within our system we have 12 schools. Each school averages 200-300 computers. Over the years the computers have been set up using various workgroups. We are interested ...
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2answers
69 views

Moving active directory to new bare server [duplicate]

Our main server got hit with a virus last week and although I cleared it the server is acting very slow and getting tons of reg errors. We have a back up server that only has the OS installed on it. ...
2
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1answer
3k views

How do I solve LDIFDE errors on “last token starts with 'C'” and “change-modify entry is missing the terminator '-'” when..?

How do I solve LDIFDE errors on "last token starts with 'C'" and "change-modify entry is missing the terminator '-'" when trying to pair existing users to exiting security groups (domain migration)? ...
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4answers
5k views

Adding a Windows Server 2012 Essentials server to an existing domain, without migrating the AD

I have an existing Active Directory in house, a mix between a Win2K8R2 and Win2K3 domain, and i would like to test out Windows Server 2012 Essentials BETA on the network. When walking though the ...
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1answer
77 views

Weird Active Directory behavior after ADMT migration

We have multiple sites with multiple DC's. Since performing the migrations we have been experiencing all sorts of problems with DFSR etc. We have multiple objects in the AD .. DCNAME ...
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2answers
627 views

2003 DC AD upgrade to 2008 on second server migration plan

SUMMARY Writing a plan to prepare for a 2003 to 2008 active dir upgrade. 2003 AD exists on a single domain controller and has been upgraded to 2003 functionality. I have add a new 2008 Standard ...
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2answers
2k views

Migrating Data between servers but keeping permissions

I need to migrate my shares from an old Server (server2003 DomainA.co.uk) to a new server (2008R2 DomainB.Local) these are on different domains. My major problem is I need to keep share permissions on ...
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2answers
453 views

New Active Directory domain for small Dev shop, moving users data to domain account

We have decided that it is time to build a domain in our smallish office, and i have been tasked with the job. The Domain is setup, and we are in the process of creating usernames and passwords for ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Child Domain Migration to Parent Domain

Our company is planning on moving from a single forest with multiple domains to a single forest with a single domain. This is my infrastructure: Forest Root ROOT-DC.techtunes.lan ...
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1answer
162 views

Migrate Active Directory Groups to Local Windows Server Groups

This may seem like an odd scenario, but for reasons that I have no control over I need to migrate a large list of user groups from an Active Directory server, to the local group policy of a server ...
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2answers
42 views

Windows: migration among the domains

I got a LAN with 5 computers on Windows(Server 2008 and XP) which work on other domain. And I got Domain Controller with Active Directory on it. How can I move my LAN into my Active Directory Domain?
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2answers
264 views

Should I phase out our Windows Domain entirely?

Over the last year we have migrated almost all services that used to run on our Windows server (SBS 2003 Premium) to another server running Linux. The last few services will shortly be moving to a new ...
2
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2answers
410 views

Possible way to migrate a small Active Directory domain?

I have attempted to figure this out with only my google-fu, however I am not familiar enough with active directory to confidently use guides not about my specific situation without at least asking. ...
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1answer
875 views

Good tool for user migration for Active Directory and Exchange?

We are going to implement new AD domain structure for organization with several branches through the country. Most of the branches have standalone Active Directories, some - just workgroups. AD is on ...
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2answers
370 views

Copy HKCU to New User

We're in the process of migrating an environment from Novell eDirectory to Active Directory. We're using the Zenworks Personality Migrator to handle most settings and files, but some things are being ...
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1answer
142 views

Windows SBS 2000 Server to Windows 2008 (optionally Core) Migration

Is there any known procedure of migrating services from SBS 2000 Active Directory DNS disabling Exchange 2000 DFS What to avoid? What to apply? Any scenarios? I thought to make vhd backup of ...
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1answer
109 views

Changing the domain of an exchange 2003 server

I have an exchange 2003 server that belongs to a trusted domain. I want to bring that server over into a new domain under a different forest. The new domain has no existing exchange servers, but a ...
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1answer
537 views

Migrate Domain from Server 2008 R2 to Small Business Server 2011

I'm looking for some advice here, rather than the big how to do it I'm looking for what do to I have this home server, quad core and 4 GB of ram (I really can't afford more right now). With a Windows ...
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3answers
250 views

Can we use our local AD in an external hosted CRM installation?

As I said in the title we have to migrate MS Dynamics CRM 4.0 Server and database from our local network, to an external datacenter. This datacenter has different domain and active directory. The ...
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1answer
90 views

What should we be aware of when moving windows servers to another domain

We have a bunch of (virtual vmware) windows servers (2003 and 2008) that our hosting provider wants to move to a new AD domain. They also want to rename the servers (just for the sake of introducing a ...
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2answers
1k views

Migrating Mailstore from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 in a new domain

Proposed project ahead, and a whole lot of documentation and options out there, so I was looking for opinions or advice. I'm creating a brand new domain and installing Exchange 2010 in the ...
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1answer
113 views

active directory migration problem

We are migrating a domain into ours; for this example domaina is the existing domain, and domainb is the new acquisition. domainb is to become a sub-domain of ours. ADMT3.2 works great - we have ...
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1answer
578 views

Active Directory and Exchange Architecture Questions and Issues

Here's the background on our situation... Right now, we are setup as three distinct companies with three complete Active Directory and Exchange systems. The three offices (One in the US, two in ...
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5answers
2k views

Migrating Windows 2008 R2 from a PC to a different PC

Three months ago for several reasons I had to quickly setup a regular desktop PC with Windows 2008 R2 as our Primary Active Directory server. I have certificate server on it, as well as running DNS ...
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1answer
702 views

How to migrate Workgroup with SBS 2003 to full AD domain with Exchange?

My company's desktops, Linux and Windows servers, are all stand-alone, with nothing more than a workgroup to bind them. We also have an SBS 2003 server that is used for shared contacts/calendar and as ...
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1answer
318 views

Migrating User Profiles/Merging User Accounts in Two AD Domains

We have two domains in separate forests and need to merge/migrate them. I believe a simple migration with ADMT will move all the local user profiles over, and will not be a problem. The potential ...
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2answers
2k views

Migration from Active directory to OpenLDAP

Im pretty new to LDAP and AD. I have to port our present authorization/authentication structure from AD to OpenLDAP. Is it possible to run the entire setup in windows? What are the steps for migration ...
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3answers
1k views

Windows Workgroup to Domain Migration

We have a Windows network running in Workgroup mode with no server. There are around 14 machines on the network so it's clearly time we moved to a SBS 2008 server in domain mode. My question ...
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1answer
66 views

How to change the clients and “My Documents” from a SBS2003 server to a new SBS2008 server?

Today we have a small network with 5 clients and a Windows SBS 2003 as a server. Now have we bought a new server with Windows SBS 2008. How do I easiest: Switch the clients working with the old ...
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2answers
5k views

Migrate users from one Active Directory domain to another?

I work for a company that hosts desktops for a number of different companies. At the moment, all the clients access a single domain controller called HOSTING. Under that are groups for each company. ...
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2answers
3k views

Migrate Active Directory to new server?

We bought new server and we want to turn our current server off. how can I restore our active directory and DHCP and DNS(current server states) to new one? we got Active Directory, DNS, DHCP. our old ...
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2answers
2k views

Migrating to Exchange 2010 from 2003 hosted on a DC

Well I am faced with a very interesting situation... I am the only sys admin for a small company. The person who was here before me decided it best to install Exchange 2003 on the Primary Domain ...