Migration to 2011

How long should it take to transition from an SBS 2003 server to an SBS 2011 server? With all new server hardware. I understand that the Backup depend on size of data backing up, so asside from the backup roughly how long? I found the Microsoft SBS migration paper, that gives a step by step instruction, but i don't really know what kinda time frame i'm looking at.
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Cris HannaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
It's always best to plan for the worst and hope for the best.  The worst thing you can do is plan something else for the same weekend/evening.   Guaranteed to go bad.

16 hours is probably a solid estimate, but make sure you've done all the pre-requisite checks on SBS 2003 and it's super clean.   Ask questions before the migration, not after you have errors/issues
Cris HannaCommented:
Very hard to estimate since each setup is so unique, but if the new server is properly spec's...you should get done over a weekend
RebolAuthor Commented:
Over a weekend is what im planning on, i was just hoping to get a rough idea of hours spent. 10 to 15 hours is my guess, but i was hoping to confirm that before starting.
RebolAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the info.
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