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New Active Directory - how to get i get local profiles over?

Posted on 2009-07-01
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new office move, a big change from a small 5 user office, no DC or AD, people just had their personal systems and that was it.

Now the new office, i am doing a DC/AD/DNS, and i need to join about 20 computers to the domain (another office merging with ours), none of these system were previously in a domain.

Now i could go, add each computer, then set up their meails, favorites, documents and so on and pull my hair out doing it for maybe a week, but i was hoping there was  amuch simplier solution.

i have read alot of threads on this here at EE, but they all seem to deal with moving from an old AD to a new one and using the migration tool kit.


Our set up right now is

DC1
DC2
and a members file server where files / documents will be stored.
Exchange server (eventually)
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mm, of course after posting this i stumbled across this post, i assume the situation is similar for me


http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/2003_Server/Q_21476271.html?sfQueryTermInfo=1+activ+current+directori+import+profil
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Darius Ghassem earned 500 total points
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Yes, this is the same procedure for you. There is a tool that can do the move for you as well.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=799AB28C-691B-4B36-B7AD-6C604BE4C595&displaylang=en
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fantastic, thank you DariusG.
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