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Re: way migate to new computer? [message #163269] Wed, 27 May 2009 13:37
randy.buchholz  is currently offline randy.buchholz  United States
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Ghost your disk image or do a backup and restore (make sure the restore disk
is as big or bigger than the original). In eather case you will need to
provide a unique name and IP for each, as was mentioned in another post.

"Eric S" <eistacey@adam.com.au> wrote in message
news:g6udnfP4q6Zjn4HXnZ2dnUVZ_rqdnZ2d@adnap.net.au...
> Hi,
> Can anyone please suggest a simple way to migrate/copy the relevant
> information to keep the client computers happy after I connect them to a
> new domain? Should I use the same domain name, user names etc?
>
> I have a sbs2003 server that is almost impossible to manage due to
> corruption. I have bought another computer which I have just installed the
> same OS onto.
> I am thinking of completing the installation all the way(to domain
> controller add users etc) There are only 10 users that use the server and
> only a few programs that need to be reinstalled. Due to the level of
> corruption it is not practicle to use the microsoft KB article(Migrating
> Windows Small Business Server 2003 to New Hardware) as I cant get some of
> the required tools to run.
> I am thinking it is easier to do a fresh install but is there a way to
> minimize disruption to the users when I phyically disconnect the the
> client computers and reconnect to the new server? the only programs and
> settings that are essential for the users are the office suite if this
> makes any difference.
> I would appreciate anyones thought on the best way to go
> regards
>
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