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Here is the situation:
Client has two Windows Server 2003 boxes that are used as NAS using DFS
Client has tasked me with migrating all SRV2K3 boxes to SRV2K8R2

I was going to copy the DFS drive data to a dummy large storage unit (which uses FreeNAS), wipe the phyiscal server, install Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition and configure the File Services Role. I can then setup the DFS roots etc and copy the data back over.

What I want to be sure of is the security that is in place now is intact.

Whats the best way to go about making sure the security stays in place?

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Robocopy with /MIR copy all security permissions.
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Thanks. Will the permissisons stay in place if copying from Windows to Unix based Nas?

What I may have to do is do a P2V of the unit to the clients VMWare system, then rebuild the server then do a RoboCopy with the /MIR switch.

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Thats depends of your partition... ex2/ex3 has own permissions schema different from Windows. You can try connect this share as NFS, secure to access only from Windows Server host and create folders with those permissions.
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