move WSUS

I need to move WSUS from server 2003 to new 2008R2. anyone have a good step by step giude on how to do this?
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:

The *best* method, which is not discussed in either of the links provided by Adrian, is to *replicate* the existing server to the new server using the built in replication services of WSUS. In fact, the forum post link is only relevant to environments using a remote SQL server, it cannot be used for migrating WSUS servers based on local instances.

Ergo.. configure the new server on Win2008R2Sp1 as a replica of the existing server. Replicate. Reconfigure the new server as an upstream server, synchronize, and then point the clients to the new server.

If you are using client-side targeting, the computers will automagically reappear in their correct groups. When you change the WSUS server URL in the GPOs, that will trigger an immediate detection on the client when the policy update is acquired (sometime over the 2 hours after making the GPO change). You should have a fully populated new server within 3 hours of changing the GPO.

AFTER all of the clients have appeared in the new server with a current Last Reported Date, take the original server offline. Do not take the original server offline until all clients have been accounted for, and have successfully REPORTED to the new server.

Mike KlineCommented:
HubmanAuthor Commented:
broken link. when you say *replicate* do you mean same WSUS
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Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:
Here is the first link:

I mean to set up another WSUS server (such as a secondary server). This would allows all of the settings/downloads/clients to replicate to the second server. You can then take off the first (old) server.
HubmanAuthor Commented:
Does wsus use a database, like sql 2005?
Joseph MoodyBlogger and wearer of all hats.Commented:

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HubmanAuthor Commented:
trying to locate the current DB since it will ,  any suggestions
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