Upgrading from win2k to win2k3

I have a client that wants to upgrade his win2k server to a win2k3 server and I have a few questions.

First, will upgrading preserve all the settings tha are currently in the win2k3 setting?

Second, on the off chance of something going wrong, are there any steps I can take to preserve / backup the win2k configuration for later restoration?
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No need to repeat whats already been written....
Upgrading from Windows 2000 Server to Windows Server 2003

And as far as a disastery recovery plan goes for your 2000 Server....
Windows 2000 Server Backup and Restore Solution

Disaster Recovery for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server

hope this helps.

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