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Restore Windows 2008 domain controller to different Hardware

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Hello all.  What is the process to restore 2008 domain controller from system state to a different hardware?
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You cannot use the systemstate backup to restore in different hardware. You can use IFM method backup only backing up AD related files and use the media to promote the different hardware server by dcpromo /adv method.

http://technet.microsoft.com/de-de/library/cc816722%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

http://mabdelhamid.wordpress.com/2012/03/26/step-by-step-guide-to-install-an-additional-domain-controller-by-using-ifm/

http://www.msserverpro.com/install-an-additional-domain-controller-from-ifm-install-from-media-in-windows-server-2012/
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