Migrate SCCM 2012 server to new server hardware.

Current SCCM 2012 + SQL 32008 R2 server (inc report server)+ orchestrator installed as single site on the main server.

All works quite well but this was one of those projects with no budget and old hardware was used just to get the imaging working as we had licenses on EA agreement. Then, can you get this info etc etc (as these things usually go). Whilst it is still working okay (We only have 250 odd users) we are running out of disk space/ server out of warranty etc and it is time to migrate to new hardware.
What is the best way of doing this (Orchestrator has been used yet, but most likely will be)?
I have a fairly beefy server (certainly compared to the old one, better Procs, acres of disk space - better disks as well and 4 times the mem). So it should be fine on one server. I was looking along the lines of using the same Comp name, site name and importing a backup - but don't really know. (Could I do a recovery during the build?) would be nioce to get some thoughts from someone that has done similar.
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bentham1Author Commented:
Thanks for that. I have full backups of everything, including SQL databases. From reading this would I be best to build the server the with the same name, install sql server, restore file system and then do a recovery from the Setup disk using the site backup and select "recover the site database from setup"?
With the filesystem, I have to restore all the images, programs, drivers - do I need anything else?
I am aiming for an exact image.
Do I need the Orchestraor on a different SQL instance - That isn't used at the moment, it is currently on the same one.? How would I best accomplish this if I have to move it. IE: Would I install 2 instances and use the default for SCCM as I want to recover that and the use the new for Orchestrator. O can I install Orchestrator after SCCM and create a new instance then.
Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
Perhaps it is better to use the new server for SCCM only.

The following links says it is OK for lab use. But seeing your SCCM is getting loaded, it may be better to move it elsewhere.


If you have tools like altiris etc then you may get an exact image easily. Let me check if someone has outlined all the steps.
bentham1Author Commented:
I have one powerful server for the lot, it is replacing a 9 year old one, we only have 250 users, unlikely to go up more than a few percent.
bentham1Author Commented:
Just what I needed
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