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Migrate from windows 2003 to SBS 2011

Posted on 2011-03-15
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Hello, this is my first post here on this great forum, i hope someone can help me here.

I am trying to migrate from  windows 2003 sp2 std edition to SBS 2011. I have follow the step by step, and made me a key file and run the migration prep tool, and have also run the config analyzer with out any error.

The sbs say that the source server does not meet the minimum requirements for migration.
when i look in the log file i see this:
[832] 110315.121713.6152: Setup: Setting source OS to Other
[832] 110315.121713.6152: Setup: Running requirement check: MigrationReadyRequirement
[832] 110315.121721.2705: Setup: Caught exception: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x800706BA): The RPC server is unavailable. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706BA)
   at System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal.ThrowExceptionForHRInternal(Int32 errorCode, IntPtr errorInfo)
   at System.Management.ManagementScope.InitializeGuts(Object o)
   at System.Management.ManagementScope.Initialize()
   at System.Management.ManagementObject.Initialize(Boolean getObject)
   at System.Management.ManagementObject.GetMethodParameters(String methodName, ManagementBaseObject& inParameters, IWbemClassObjectFreeThreaded& inParametersClass, IWbemClassObjectFreeThreaded& outParametersClass)
   at System.Management.ManagementObject.GetMethodParameters(String methodName)
   at Microsoft.WindowsServerSolutions.Setup.SBSSetup.RegistrykeyCheck.DoCheck(SourceServerType sourceType, Boolean isRemote, String domainName, String sourceServerName, String userName, String password)
   at Microsoft.WindowsServerSolutions.Setup.SBSSetup.MigrationRequirement.CheckRequirement(SourceServerType sourceType, Boolean isRemote, String domainName, String sourceServerName, String userName, String password)
[832] 110315.121721.2705: Setup:       Error - Run the Migration Preparation Tool on the Source Server - Has Help
[1536] 110315.121721.3095: Setup: Failure: Error - Run the Migration Preparation Tool on the Source Server - Has Help


I have read somewhere that it dont like the clas network we use (10.12.10.xx), but i can find connect from the SBS to the old domain server.
any idea?
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by:Kenneth_K
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I have chek that the time on both server are correct, and they are no firewall, and i have disabled the antivirus from th source server (windows 2003)
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Nathan-B2B earned 1500 total points
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Have you run the migration prep tool on the source server?

Also, there are several more pre-reqs that have to be run on the server before you can begin the migration

I have attached the MS whitepaper.

 SBS7-Migrate2003.doc
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by:Kenneth_K
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i did a reinstall, and it did work  better this time i am cery unsure what the difference is.. but thanks a lot for you post.
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by:Kenneth_K
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Was unsure what excately was the problem.
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