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Hello Sir/Madam,

I have a query regarding the windows server i.e.

1) I have taken the Back-up of Active Directory windows server 2008  and this backup i want to restore/Merge(Migrate) in my windows server 2012.

2) I have taken a full back-up of windows server 2008 and i want to restore it on my windows server 2012.


So, Please guide/support me with step-by-step procedure with all the snapshots. if possible updates any link that i can refer to it.

Regards,
Naik
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You cannot use backups to merge or migrate active directory across server versions. You need to add the new server you want as a replica DC in the existing domain.
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Hello Cliff Galiher,

Thank sir, can you please guide me with step-by-step procedure with snapshots.
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Hi,

Ther are so many standards to migrate, You need to plan based on which roles you are going to migrate to new server,

Below link will guide you how to migrate AD.

http://thetechnosolution.com/migrate-server-2008-r2-to-server-2012-r2/

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj134039.aspx
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Microsoft has details on replica domain controllers here:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj574134.aspx

if you really bred more details and screenshots, you should buy a book or webcast, or hire a consultant. This is not a trivial process.
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Thank You .....
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i got solution
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thanks sir
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