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The answer is yes, and there's no conflicting information. Any person, article or resource that claims this doesn't occur is just plain wrong. The linked article explains the process. This has not changed from Windows 2000 and carries forward all the way through Windows Server 2012 R2. Make note of these sections: The transfer of an FSMO role is the ...
You need to start from scratch on Office 365 and perform a cutover migration following the detailed step-by-step instructions here. You will need to obtain a valid public SSL certificate and ensure that autodiscover and outlook anywhere (RPC over https) are correctly set up and working. You can test this at http://exrca.com. If you're unable to make this ...
The hard evidence is lack of support coming in very soon. But migrating a complicated set of servers to a new platform is a tricky business - so the sooner you start it, the better. You might want to try it on one machine first, and build up on your experience. And since R2 has been out for some time, now is the time to do it.
Actually, you can use the generated key to decrypt the mig file. You have to paste the key into a text file and tell the command line to look for the key there rather than pasting it in (since it makes the command string too long).
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