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Cluster migration from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 R2

Posted on 2011-09-27
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Hi Experts,

Can anyone provide me with a step by step doc in how to migrate a windows 2003 cluster to Windows 2008 cluster?

Any ideas, suggestions would be really appreciated
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Question by:Jerry Seinfield
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by:Krzysztof Pytko
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I've never done this before by myself but please check this MS article and one good blog on that

Migrating cluster settings
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754481%28WS.10%29.aspx

Cluster Migration wizard
http://blogs.technet.com/b/askcore/archive/2010/01/25/cluster-migration-wizard-is-this-the-only-way-to-migrate-shares-on-a-cluster.aspx

treat it as reference and if you have more questions, please wait for other experts from clustering area

Regards,
Krzysztof
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by:kevinhsieh
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What services are you clustering? The steps for a Windows Network load Balancing cluster are different than the steps for a High Availability Failover Cluster.
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by:Jerry Seinfield
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I have both SQL services, and also Web/FTP servers
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by:Jerry Seinfield
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and forgot to mention that we have Windows 2003 cluster file server that we also want to migrate to Windows 2008 R2
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In link with Cluster Migration wizard is also described FS cluster migration

Krzysztof
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