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migrating wss3 to sharepoint foundation 2010 in a single server environment

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I've looked around and have seen a lot of postings and i'm trying to get a clear direction.

I have a client in an installation with 20 users with a single 2008 r2 server environment. This server is the DC and is currently running wss3. The sharepoint environment isn't that complex, primarily plain lists with a few basic workflows and some custom forms that were made in sharepoint desinger.

I need to move them to sP2010 as I need to start utilizing some of its features such as field permissions and better workflows.

I started to perform the in place upgrade after running a clean stsadm precheck and the pre requisite instalation went fine.

When I went to install the actual sharepoint it told me that it can't run in stand alone mode on a DC.

I've seen various articles that say you really shouldn't put it on a DC but client doesn't really have resource for a server just for sharepoint.

What is the easiet way around this? Has anyone successfully acomplished this? What steps are involved?

Thank You.
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by:Yagya Shree
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Hi,

Please have a look into recently posted question

sharepoint migration from wss 3 to foundation 2010 and databases
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/MS-SharePoint/Q_28005115.html
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by:bnierman
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That was my earlier question regarding problems passing the STSadm because of the DB sizes. that was resolved. Now I'm having the issue generaly of getting it to install.
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I will say please have a VMware server, Virtual server or Virtual Box installed on your DC instead of directly installing it.

After that you can have a virtual server running on DC and install SharePoint 2010 on it.
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Can I run Hper-v on a DC? Do  I need another 2008/12 license. I know 2012 allows you ro run to VM under a host on the same license. Does 2008? What would be the minimum memory processors I would need to allocate to sharepoint?
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