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I am about to move users from one domain in Windows 2003 server to another. What do I need to do to ensure that when they log on to the new DC, their profiles will move with them in terms of desktop items and such?
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And how about ones moving from NT4 to 2000, would there be any difference? All client PCs in both situations are either W2K or WinXP. Thanks!
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Hi edentone,

Question 1: You have to migrate the users the users with admt = Active Directory Migration Toolkit, so they keep their SID.
http://www.petri.co.il/active_directory_migration_tool_usage_nt_w2k.htm

Question 2: No, it´s nearly the same it depends all on the sid.
http://www.petri.co.il/active_directory_migration_tool_usage_w2k_windows_2003.htm

ADMT v2 Download:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=788975b1-5849-4707-9817-8c9773c25c6c&displaylang=en

cu Philipp
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