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Migrate users from Win2000 Server to Win Server 2003

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I have a Win2000 Server (stand-a-lone server, workgroup) with about (50) users. How do I copy these users with their security settings to a new Windows Server 2003 (stand-a-lone server, workgroup). I am installing some specialized software that cannot be installed on a server with Active Directory.
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I am not sure that you can easily, although maybe via
Import users into AD

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/327620/en-us

How to use Csvde to import contacts and user objects into Active Directory

or alternatively the adduser command line util, to get the users into the system.

I am not sure that you can get the security settings over.

I would also look into using  the Win2k Server resource kit, since it also has more tools.

I hope this helps !


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also see

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Win2000/Q_22050926.html
which has a vbs script that may get you started.

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