Cluster Migration Windows 2003 to Windows 2008R2

Hello,

we have right now a Windows 2003 File Cluster with some Clustered File Shares on 2 Nodes. We now have a new Windows 2008R2 FileCluster. We want to migrate some of the shares step by step to the new 2008R2 Cluster. We will make the SAN Resources available to the Cluster Server if the Migration its done but can I use the Migrate Services and Applications Wizard to migrate the Resources step by step?

We dont want to migrate alle the Resources together we want to do it step by step. So can we use this Wizzard or is there a better solution ?
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brian_vt_hokieCommented:
Yes, you can migrate via the "Migrate Services and Applications" wizard.  And you can migrate the shares one at a time.  Using the wizard, though, will throw all of the shares under one file server.  So you would not have a separate resource for each share, and would have to fail over all shares together.  If that's not an issue, then the Wizard would be fine.  If you wish to have separate resources for each share, then you would probably just need to create the new cluster manually (which is not overly difficult anyways - that's the method I would recommend, if you've created clusters before).


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Resources for which the Migrate a Cluster Wizard performs most or all of the migration steps
After you use the Migrate a Cluster Wizard to migrate the settings of the following resources to a failover cluster running Windows Server 2008 R2, few or no additional steps are needed before the resources can be brought online.

 Caution  
 If new storage is used, you must handle the copying or moving of data or folders during a migration from your shared volumes. The wizard for migrating the settings of clustered resource groups does not copy data from one location to another.
 
File Server or File Share resources: You can migrate settings for a clustered file server (or from a Windows Server 2003 cluster, a File Share resource group) and for the associated Physical Disk, IP Address, and Network Name resources.

When you migrate from a cluster running Windows Server 2003, the Migrate a Cluster Wizard automatically translates all File Share resource groups to a single clustered file server (with multiple File Share resources within it) in Windows Server 2008 R2. Therefore, some resources might look different after the migration.  
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jensmgAuthor Commented:
It worked perfect thanks a lot
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