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Active Directory User Migration

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What is the best way to migrate a user from a  2003 sub domain to a  top level 2008? I've used ADM tools before, is this still the best tool to use? How well does this work with Exchange?

Some of our remote sites only have 5 users max, so i am wondering if it just better to remove and re-create them.
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Krzysztof Pytko earned 500 total points
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However it's not good practice to delete existing users and create them in other domain from the beginning but ...
... in this case it looks like reasonable solution :)

Yes of course, ADMT is still good MS free solution for that :]

If you decide to delete them and recreate in other domain, maybe this post I helped with, would be useful for you?
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/File_Servers/Active_Directory/Q_27321429.html

Regards,
Krzysztof
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Thanks for that, with regards to ADMT, Have you had any experience using that in an exchange environment?
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I have not, because I don't work with Exchange :/
But for Exchange Migration you can use ADMT and Exchange Migration Wizard together.

Krzysztof
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