Problems with SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 Migration

Posted on 2011-10-13
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I am migration from an existing SBS 2003 server, to a brand new out-of-the-box SBS 2008 server. I have done all the pre-requisites on the source server, ran the migration tool, fixed any/all issues that arose, and started the SBS 2008 install in migration mode. I get to the point where the destination server (SBS 2008) checks the source server (SBS 2003) to make sure it is compatible/ready for the migration, and it keeps saying i have not run the migration tool on the source server (See Here)
I re-ran the migration tool on the source server, again, made sure to click 'Install Updates' (although i know i did the first time), and it completed with no errors or problems. I rebooted the source server, because it asked me to, and after it came up, i clicked 'Check Again' on the destination server, and it STILL says i have not run the migration tool. What is going on?
Thanks in advance.
Question by:mhdcommunications
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    So, you are using the SP2 Source Tool on the old server?

    There should be some log files on the old server relating to the utility - can you post them?
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    I eventually gave up and called Microsoft. It was a problem with DCOM on the source server. They finally figured it out after about 6 hours. I cant remember what eactly they did to fix it as they did so much.
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    Called Microsoft

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