File server migration toolkit On server 2012 R2 step By steps ?

Posted on 2014-07-15
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Can anyone here please share how to use File share migration toolkit from windows server 2008 to migrate the 11 TB file server drives to windows server 2012 R2 ?
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Seth Simmons earned 668 total points
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file share migration toolkit does not support windows 2012

(expand system requirements)

this should help in moving file services

Migrate File and Storage Services to Windows Server 2012
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by:Premkumar Yogeswaran
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Does the Fileserver migration kit also requires to be installed on the destination / source server ?
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by:Cliff Galiher
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As Seth pointed out, you cannot use the toolkit to migrate to 2012. Server 2012 instead has its own built in migration tools, and migrating file server role services (with detailed steps) is documented here:


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