How do I move KMS from one server to another

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I have KMS installed on a Windows 2008 server and need it on a 2008 R2 server for supporting Office 2010 activation. What is the best approach?
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It appears that you do not need to move it, just uninstall amnd reinstall on the new machine.

http://www.eggheadcafe.com/software/aspnet/33467239/moving-kms-to-a-new-box.aspx
Steps to migrating the KMS:

1. Uninstall the KMS host key first by running the following command:
slmgr -upk
2. Then, install the default kms key by running the following command:
slmgr /ipk [KMS Client Setup Key]
The default KMS client setup keys can be found here:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc303280.aspx
3. Delete the record from the DNS:
Open DNS console:
Expand _tcp node under the domain.com. There will be a record _VLMCS. Delete this record.
4. The KMS server is uninstalled.
5. To install KMS on a new server, enter:
cscript C:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk <KmsKey>
then to activate the KMS host, enter:
cscript C:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ato
6. After activation is complete, restart the Software Licensing Service.
7. Verify that the record is created for the new server in the DNS.
To verify that the KMS host is configured correctly, you can check the KMS count to see if it is increasing. Run slmgr.vbs /dli on the KMS host to obtain the current KMS count. You can also check the Key Management Service log in the Applications and Services Logs folder for 12290 events, which records activation requests from KMS clients. Each event displays the name of the computer and the time-stamp of an individual activation request.

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