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Migrating server 2008 FE to new hardware without backup

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I have a client running server 2008 FE which I believe is a variant of small business server.

We are running AD, exchange and several proprietary database driven applications.

The server has some major issues, the primary one being that volume shadow copy is broken, and thus windows backup will not run.

We do have data and application backups running via the use of third party scripts, but don't have a system state backup.

We are planning to build a new server and move everything over, but I would like to know the correct or smoothest way to do this.

Although the network only consists of 7 clients the software in use is bespoke and uptime is critical.

Would like some advise on the best way to proceed.
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