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Migrating Windows NT server to Windows 2003 on  a fresh server

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   Hello,

     We have a Windows NT server which is mainly used as a File and Print server. The server also acts as the sole DC for our domain.The server is running on Compaq Proliant 800. Recently we have purchased a new Dell Power edge 700 SC which comes with Windows 2003 Standard. Now we have to migrate all the users , shared files and network printers to the new machine. I would appreciate help on how to go about doing this with maximum transparency to our users.

Please suggest an immediate solution.
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Probably the best document on this is from MS...

Migrating Windows NT Server 4.0 Domains to Windows Server 2003 Active Directory

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/evaluation/whyupgrade/nt4/nt4domtoad.mspx
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And this:

Migrating from Windows NT Server 4.0 to Windows Server 2003

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e92cf6a0-76f0-4e25-8de0-19544062a6e6&displaylang=en
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You will be using the ADMT for this, and you might need some further help, so read this too...

Migrating Windows NT to Windows Server 2003 using the Active Directory Migration Tool

http://techupdate.zdnet.com/techupdate/stories/main/Migrating_Windows_NT_to_Windows_Server_2003.html?tag=tu.arch.link

You can get the ADMT here:

Active Directory Migration Tool Overview

http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/planning/activedirectory/admt.asp
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Thanks GM
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