Migrate SBS 2003 to New Hardware

Posted on 2012-09-09
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Hi there,

Can some please give me a step by step on how to migrate SBS 2003 to new hardware.

Thanks in advance.
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Microsoft has specific documentation for this

Other options are:
-install Hyper-V on the new server and virtualize the existing server
-purchase backup solutions that allow for hardware independent restores like StorageCraft or Acronis
  Acronis also requires the Universal Restore option to restore to different hardware:
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Keep in mind, if SBS came pre-installed on the server then you cannot migrate it.

If it didn't then one of the solutions most recommended is www.sbsmigration.com's swing migration.
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