Windows 2000 to 2003 Print server upgrade

I have a Windows 2000 print server here that needs upgrading to 2003 - I've never done an upgrade with a print server before so I'm looking for some advice on the smoothest way to go about doing this

Obviously I'd like to avoid reinstalling drivers if possible



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mce-man-itAsked:
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BDoellefeldConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi. This is easily done with the PrintMig utility.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=9B9F2925-CBC9-44DA-B2C9-FFDBC46B0B17

Copies drivers, TCP/IP ports, etc to the new server.
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mce-man-itAuthor Commented:
Thanks - that looks perfect

So I just run this in backup mode and save the .cab file somewhere then once the upgrade is complete I just run a restore and everything should be as it was printer wise?
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BDoellefeldCommented:
Yeah, pretty much. Take a backup on the old server. Move the cab file. Then run Printmig on the new server and do a restore.
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mce-man-itAuthor Commented:
thanks a lot - i'll be doing this on thursday night
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