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Migrate SBS 2011 to Server 2012 Essentials

I am trying to find a way to migrate about 20 users off of SBS 2011 server to a new 2012 Essentials Server. The MS instructions I have found indicate that during the 2012 install I should come to a choice to install as a new server or in Migrate mode, but this doesn't happen. They are not using Exchange on SBS 2011, so if necessary, I can just move the acocunts, but I tried this once and had trouble getting the workstations out of the old domain and into the new one using the connector software. I was using the same domain name as the old server, perhaps I should change it? Wish there was some way to migrate and keep all their settings, though.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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refering to technet http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721737.aspx

you need to prepare your source server accordingly to this technet article
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721757.aspx
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Thanks. I think these all have helped point me in the right direction. I will be doing the migration this weekend.
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