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Move users from Root domain to child Domain

Posted on 2007-11-29
Last Modified: 2012-08-13

Move the user from the root Domain to child Domain.Cannot see the domain name or the OU's when clicking move.Is there any microsoft tool or any thing that i am missing...

Question by:bsharath

Expert Comment

ID: 20372770
active directory import wizard? are you using that to facilitate the move?
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Author Comment

ID: 20372780
No i just right click the user > Move
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ID: 20372796
You can move users between domains in this way - you will need to use the ADMT to move the users
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KCTS can i have some more details....
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KCTS earned 350 total points
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To move users between domains tou have to use the Active Directory Migration tool - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6f86937b-533a-466d-a8e8-aff85ad3d212&displaylang=en

or use the MoveTree utility - actually MoveTree is probably easier - see
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LauraEHunterMVP earned 150 total points
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I'd still recommend ADMT - MS has deprecated MOVETREE for 2K3 Active Directory in favour of ADMT, so the latter is a more supportable method if you run into any issues with the process - MOVETREE in 2K3 should be reserved for only those object types that ADMT can't migrate such as contacts.
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Thanks a lot

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