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What is the best practice method of moving an SBS03 Premium environment with SQL to a new server?
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Could you be a bit more specific... Are you wanting to move it to a NEW Computer (Hardware) or move to a NEW Server OS like Windows Server 2003 R2?
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new hardware. basically moving from a dual mp2600+ platform to a dual opteron platform, and i'd like to keep everything as it is in the existing installation.
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Use the "Swing IT" kit from SBSMigration.com - it cost $200 but it's worth it.

You get all your bit's and pieces back in - no changes on the client machines and the server has the response and speed of a fresh install.

http://www.sbsmigration.com/

Or you can look in endless KB articles e.t.c. but  you can spend hours putting it all together
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Or if you have Acronis Image server with Universal restore, that thats alot more, unless of course you already own it. or someone you know does...
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newimagent,

This question comes up quite frequently... you can view my response here:  http:Q_22008948.html

Jeff
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