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How do I transfer all of my server's data to a Dell PowerEdge 210R rackmount server?

Currently where I work at, there are 3 servers that run everything at the school. One is a corporate server and the other one is an academic server. Recently, I received a brand new Dell PowerEdge 210R rackmount server that looks like it has 2 NICs that supposely is suppose to replace these 2 servers. My question is how is this done and what do I need to do so I don't lose any data?
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If it is just data you can use robocopy, this will keep all your permissions. You will need to recreate any shares you have.

If it is apps then you will need to reinstall and import the data back in.


http://ss64.com/nt/robocopy.html
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Yep, they are 2 different network and yes they are on separate IP address ranges. Corporate is on 10.0.12.x and academic is on 192.168.12.x. Students have no way of getting on the corporate network anyway. I'm not sure what the absolute plan for the server is anyway.
Yeah, they are separated for a reason.   You can, in theory setup the new box and connect one NIC as 10.0.12.x and the other as 192.168.12.x but you cannot add one box to two active directory domains, so there is your first issue and in my opinion show stopper as you should have two domains running in the separation anyways.   The second issue is I am not aware of any way to restrict a share to only respond to one subnet request and to reject the other so students will see that shares exist for corporate users, but they cant get into them.  Once they see that something exists...it becomes a challenge.  

Overall, if someone comes to you and says they want you to merge the two servers into this one server, tell them simply, It cant be done!