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Move/Migrate IIS v6 to IIS V 7 on new server

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I want to migrate/move my current IIS server to a  new Server and I'm hope to do this without have to setup each site manually.  Is there a way to just move or migrate my folders, settings etc?
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@ WellingtonIS

There is tool from Microsoft to do your needs, please try,

http://www.iis.net/downloads/community/2013/04/iis-easy-migration-tool-(iemt)

Regards, Shiva
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by:WellingtonIS
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Any instructions???  Just run the tool????  When I point to a folder its saying not found and nothing is collecting.
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by:Giladn
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what is the folder you point to? this should be an easy to use tool  in a few steps..
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by:WellingtonIS
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I have many different folders for now I'm pointing to my FTP sites.
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by:Sivaraj E
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Instructions are there in the file itself, Please download and unzip it, there is document named "IIS-Easy-Migration-Tool-Quick-Start-Guide.pdf" please have a look.

Regards, Shiva
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I think you should start here:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff633422%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

it's well explained..
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by:WellingtonIS
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Yes I found that.  I'm trying it on my FTP sites and so far its just sitting there.  I'll let you know or I'll send a screen shot.
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by:Sivaraj E
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You can give a try on some other non productivity servers may be in testing servers, don't try it on a production server, just a suggestion.

Regards, Shiva
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by:WellingtonIS
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One question in the case of my FTP sites, the FTP is located  c:\inetpub\ftproot but my sites are virtual and they are located on another server.  Do I need to point that tool to the other server that the FTP folder sits on?  All my sites are on a share on a  different server.  It connects but when I hit gather its telling me not found?  OK I'm now thinking is there a way to just copy the structure?
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Will try the webdeploy too - will take a while - I'll let you know thanks.
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by:Sivaraj E
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you can map that location as a drive in your machine and give a try ?

Regards, Shiva
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by:WellingtonIS
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Yes I'll let you know thax.
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by:Giladn
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either map it or point to the network location..
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by:WellingtonIS
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I'm trying that now.  Gonna take a bit of time
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I did just that and strangely enough,  When it finally finishes it's saying the following:
FTP Logins on 1:Default FTP Site - 13
Site: Default Web Site
***Sites:1
Im trying to move regular sites...
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by:Giladn
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were you logged on to the ftp  when you migrated?
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by:WellingtonIS
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no but I started there.  I'll try this again tomorrow.  The new server is still updating and I can't do anything until it's done.  But what do you suggest to get my websites?
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ok no matter what I try my result is still coming up with FTP??? I'm not sure where to go after this...
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by:WellingtonIS
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If I try to run Mdepoloy I'm getting access denied? the account is an admim on the box?  Does this need to be run on the IIS 7 box?
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Was only able to get the FTP sites?? Once these are migrated is my old stuff not going to work anymore or not until I make this live?
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by:WellingtonIS
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I found the msdeploy moved my website most efffiently.  I did try to use the other migration tool which did work but it only moved 3 of my FTP sites and I had to wind up doing that manually.  My suggestion is MSdeploy for websites
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