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SBS 2011

Overview This article covers the “Microsoft” method for migrating from SBS 2003 to SBS 2011. Following this method allows you to add a new SBS 2011 server to the existing domain allowing you to then gracefully migrate data across (you have 21 days until the SBS2003 server will shutdown). Following this method minimises the downtime …

Install the Migration Preparation Tool You will need to install the migration preparation tool on the source server. To do this either insert the DVD into the source server, or if the server doesnÂ’t have a DVD drive then copy the files to a USB drive an run the migration tool manually. Below is the …

Decomission SBS 2003 Server   1. Decomission Exchange Do not continue if you have not moved all mailboxes over! Move all public folders to the new SBS server. To verify that the public folders have been moved check the below folder. Therefore should be no instances listed   Remove now redundant connectors (i.e. the connector …

Migration In the SBS console there is an “migrate to windows SBS” option. Selecting this brings up the Migration Wizard These options are discussed further below. Change where to store data on the destination server Use this to change where the users redirected folders, exchange databases, shared folders and more are stored Configure the network …