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How can I migrate two SBS 2000 servers into one SBS 2003 server moving user profiles and mailboxes etc

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We have a client that would like to take 2 different SBS 2000 servers and join\migrate them into one SBS 2003 server.

How can i do this in the most efficient manner by not having to recreate user profiles\passwords\computer accounts etc.

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by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
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It's a bit tricky... but you can do it using the swing method... (see: http://sbsmigration.com) the ADMT will require you to manually go back and do the AD cleanup (I've been there and don't want to do that again) but more importantly, you can do all of the replication off line and keep your production servers up if you need to.

The real issue is how to get the two SBS2K's into one that can migrate into SBS2K3.  Which may require you to rely on the Migration methods... taking your smaller AD group into the other one... and then following the Swing method after you're sure that the combined SBS2K's are stable.

Take a look at that site... and if anyone has real experience with what you're asking, they do.

Good Luck!

Jeff @
TechSoEasy
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