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Upgrading 2000 server - 2003

Posted on 2006-07-11
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Hi

I am just getting ready to move my network to 2003.  I just had some quick questions.  Do I need to remember the services that are running?

Reason I ask is, cause I know 2003 shuts off services that are not being used.  What I need to know is will it shut off services that are running, will I have to remember and re-enable them.
As well as when I put SP1 on will that shut off any services that need to be re-enable?
Thanks in advance.


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by:mark1per
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I thought I was sorry aobut that.  How can I move it?
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thanks
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depend on what your servers are  doing.

to put it simply I would say "no"

it never hurts to be through, but it should not be neccesary.

and you say move to 2003 is that an upgrade or fest domain install, upgrade servers from ?

what apps are you running on these servers and what else are they doing?
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by:mark1per
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Sorry yes I am upgrading to 2003 I have nine servers and I am going to work my way through them
starting with
2-DC(obviously the Schema Master first)
ISA
Mail
2xCitrix
2xSQL
Web
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by:Jay_Jay70
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i don't know where that came from :) you will be fine upgrading - 2003 won't shut things off that need to be running...
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I just wanted to make sure that services that were already on didn't get turned off,  then I had to go and start them back.  Thanks
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nope, never happened with any upgrades i have done......
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sounds good..I will probably start this weekend
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