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Move AutoCAD files to a new server

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I am going to be deploying a few new servers for some of my clients over the next couple months. Most of these clients use AutoCAD (REVIT, Inventor, Standard, 2010 and 2011). The clients have mentioned that in the past when they have moved servers, they have had to "relink" their AutoCAD drawings due to the new server names. Since I am not an AutoCAD expert, one of my clients explained the issue to me. Even though they save to a mapped drive, AutoCAD internally saves information using a UNC path. I know I can take some additional steps that would allow me to not have to change the name of the server, but is there another way that this issue can be prevented?
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