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How to migrate from SBS 2008 Standard to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

How to migrate from SBS 2008 Standard to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Install the new server 2012 R2 as a replica DC, Global Catalog and transfer all operations roles with Move-ADDirectoryServerOperationMasterRole. Migrate Exchange Server 2010 mailboxes, public folders, DHCP, AD, DNS and printers, files, folders, and shares. After that, we demote and remove the old SBS 2011 (end-of-life) and cleanup Active Directory and DNS.

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