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Moving domain off of Windows server, how to move the emails over?

I am trying to move a domain (website and email server) from a Windows 2003 server to a Linux server. Moving the website and database over has been tedious (but successful) but I'm not sure how to ...
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0answers
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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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2answers
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2k3 to 2k12 AD, DC and DNS Migration

First off this is a Windows Server 2003 to 2012 DC/DNS/AD migration. We do have a backup 2003 DC/DNS/AD server as well, but I don't think that is a concern at the moment but can be used if needed. I ...
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1answer
75 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
37 views

Migrating 2003 Server to New Hardware

I'm in the process of Migrating a Server 2003 installation to a completely new server with different hardware. I want the process to go smooth but am not sure where to start. So a few questions. Is ...
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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
70 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. ...
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0answers
90 views

Migrating users and IIS settings from a workgroup win2k3 machine to a new win2k8r2

I am retiring my old Windows Server 2003 Standard 32bit machine and migrating to a faster and more powerful new machine with Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. The two sticking points are migrating ...
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0answers
210 views

CSC folder data access AND roaming profiles issues (Vista with Server 2003, then 2008)

I'm a junior sysadmin for an IT contractor that helps small, local government agencies, like little towns and the like. One of our clients, a public library with ~ 50 staff users, was recently ...
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0answers
206 views

Exchange 2003 to SBS 2011 with Exchange 2010

I have a bit of a custom configuration and I am planning on migrating to SBS 2011 this weekend. Current Network; Two domains at Windows 2000 level with 2 way trust Exchange 2003 Mix of Win2000 WinNT ...
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2answers
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Windows 2003; Find folders with non-inherited/changed permissions

The question: I'm looking for a good way to audit/search a directory structure (Windows 2003) and locate any folders that either don't inherit permissions from their parent -or- have additional ...
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2answers
905 views

ADMIN$ and other shares not working remotely on XP machines

I'm trying to use ADMT to migrate several XP machines to a new domain and the utility (nor command line) is able to access the admin$ share or any drive share. I've added the required registry key ...
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2answers
691 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
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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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1answer
64 views

Migration of core banking application from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 [closed]

The following tasks were considered for value upgrade to Windows Server 2008. However, the later decision is just to go with platform upgrade from windows server 2003 to windows server 2008 32 Bit ...
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1answer
671 views

Migrating AD from 2003 32bit to 2008 64bit

Is there a recommended upgrade path to migrate my AD data from 2003 (32 bit) to 2008 (64 bit)?
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1answer
129 views

Transferring data from old dedicated server to a new one

I have a Windows 2003 dedicated server account with WebFusion and they are just awful, I'm not afraid to say. I would like to transfer to a GoDaddy Windows 2008 dedicated server in the next week or ...
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1answer
81 views

Migrating Citrix XanApp Standard licenses from Win 2003 R2 32 bit to Win 2008 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have migration question: Can I migrate Microsoft Terminal Server Licenses from Win2003 to Win2008? Can I migrate ...
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1answer
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Migrating from SBS 2003 to SBS 2011 - Few Initial Questions

We are planning on doing the migration and I just wanted to check a few things before starting the process. I understand the limit is increased to allow 2 domain controllers on the network for 21 ...
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1answer
163 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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3answers
263 views

Migrate SBS 2003 to Server 2008 Std

I'm looking to migrate from SBS 2003 to Server 2008 Std. Are there any guides out there similar to Microsoft's sbs to sbs guides? Thanks in advance!
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1answer
78 views

Transfer settings from Windows 2003 to a new server

I would like to transfer the maximum amount of settings from one win2003 server to a new one (servers have different hardware configurations). At least, I need Group Policies, Local Security Policies, ...
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1answer
1k views

Migrating Windows 2003 File Server Cluster to Windows 2008 R2 Standalone?

We have a situation where we have an aging Windows 2003 File Server Cluster that we'd like to move to a standalone Windows Server 2008 R2 VM that resides in our Hyper-V R2 installation. We see no ...
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1answer
91 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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4answers
997 views

Migrating Windows Server 2003 installation to new hardware

I have a Windows 2003 Server that I want to migrate to new hardware. All the setup and configuration was done by my predecessor. Right now I'm in a real time crunch and I just want to copy all the ...
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1answer
78 views

Copied XEN vm to new host - boots up asking to fix the HD (win2003 guest)

I have an old box running CentOS 5.4, and XEN. It has a 2003 Guest that I wish to move over to another CentOS box running XEN. I stopped the machine, and have SCP'd the HD image files of the guest to ...
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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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4answers
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How to stop windows file shares during migration?

I'm getting ready to migrate a physical file server to our VM environment using VMware standalone converter. This file server has over 300 shares on it, so deleting all the shares and recreating them ...
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1answer
73 views

Combing two IIS6 server together

I have two IIS6 Servers. Server A has a few websites running on it Server B has more website running on it. Server B is being taken off-line and wish to run all the sites on it as it a higher spec ...
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1answer
97 views

Server 2003 Hardware Migration … Some Questions

I do some IT work for a small non-profit, but I'm very much in over my head here. They have a Windows Server 2003 Standard machine that is on extremely old hardware. They need it moved to new hardware ...
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3answers
109 views

Move website by switching drive letters

I want to move all website data from one drive to another as the storage is almost full. As I also want to keep the drive letter to the website drive I thought of switching the drive letters in ...
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2answers
290 views

Linux Domain to new WinServer03 Domain without affect users?

I have to rebuild 2 Linux domain controllers to windows as they're not working and have lots of issues. Also, the company has changed hands and requires a new domain name anyway. I've rebuilt one ...
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4answers
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Physical to Physical Migration of server OS's and applications

I have several physical servers which have windows 2003 OS'es installed on them along with a couple of web based applications running on them. These servers are HP DL380 G5 servers which are coming ...
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1answer
65 views

2003 migrated to new domain - FTP authenticating old domain

We have a Windows 2003 server we migrated from an old (but still active) domain, to a new domain in a new forest. There have been no problems with this machine except for something we noticed ...
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5answers
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Replacing a W2K3 Domain Controller - what do I need to know?

I have a network of around 70 machines, currently with two DCs both running Windows Server 2003 (DC0 & DC1). DC0 is a five year old Poweredge 1850 and has recently become increasingly flakey, and ...
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2answers
3k views

How can I migrate local users/groups from old Windows 2000 server to new Windows 2003 server?

On a Windows 2000 box I have setup local users and one group for the purposes of ftp sites for our clients to transfer files to their own site. We are now moving to a different server running Windows ...
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3answers
280 views

Moving Windows 2003 To A new installation

I have a windows 2003 r2 server with lot of users, websites , sql server , DNS , How can i move this to a fresh windows 2003 r2 including NTFS permissions without manually creating users , websites , ...
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1answer
272 views

hangs after install of PV drivers

After installing the 32-bit PV drivers (0.97.4) on a 32-bit Windows Server 2003 SP2 guest, the system will hang and/or BSOD on subsequent reboots. Version-Release number of selected component (if ...
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997 views

Windows Server 2008 vs. 2003: Different behaviour with multiple IP addresses

We have an IIS server to which we assign multiple IP-Adresses. In windows server 2003, windows used the ip-adress in the main dialog for outgoing connections . If I assign the ip 192.168.1.4 in the ...
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1answer
155 views

Migration strategies: where to start?

Our new client requires us to migrate their 37 servers (Windows 2003, SQL Clusters, Sharepoint Boxes, WebTrends, Domain Controller, Google Appliances etc) across to a new hosting service. Has anyone ...
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3answers
139 views

Migrating to new HDDs

I am running a W2k3 Server on a software raid 1 using two old PATA drives. I now want to replace them with two new SATA drives. What's the easiest way to go about this? Since uptime isn't really an ...
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9answers
921 views

Upgrading from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008

Someone tried the upgrade process from Windows 2003 x64 to Windows 2008 x64? Usually, it would be better to never upgrade a Windows OS; but maybe, since this is a server OS, the upgrade path has been ...
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6answers
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How to best migrate a server to new hardware

I'm getting ready to migrate a server from old hardware to new hardware. I'm thinking of doing a P2P migration rather than actually rebuilding, reinstalling and migrating databases. The servers are ...
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1answer
400 views

Migrate a Windows 2003 server on a Windows 2008 server

First I'd like to say that it's a great site! Here I go with my question forward. I work for a small company (12 people) which develops software. I'm in charge of the IT section, and I'm about to ...