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did anyone moved SYSVOL folder from one location to another on 2012 DC?

did anyone moved SYSVOL folder from one location to another on 2012 DC?

This is what we are planning on using
Manually relocate an existing SYSVOL tree to a new location
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842162

Let me know if this is a good article and if we can just copy sysvol to another location like it said. Will we have any issues?
Could you please provide maybe a better link on how to move sysvol folder to a different location.
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creative555Author Commented:
It is on 2012 R2 but it is still using FRS because we just introduced 2012 DCs to 2003 and we didn't migrate to DFS. So, it is replicated using FRS
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Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
Are these physical servers or virtual servers?
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Aaron TomoskyTechnology ConsultantCommented:
did you demote your 2003 dcs? Why do you need to move sysvol? and why are you not migrating to dfs?

migrate from frs to dfs
http://blogs.technet.com/b/filecab/archive/2014/06/25/streamlined-migration-of-frs-to-dfsr-sysvol.aspx

add dfsrdiag to windows 2012r2
http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/SLN289692/EN
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creative555Author Commented:
Thank you. WE didn't demote the 2003 DCs. THe only reason we need to move SYSVOL on 2012 is that we configured SYSVOL on the wrong drive during the DCPROMO process. SO, for the consistency we need to be on D: drive instead of C: drive


Is it safe to do it manually or the best way is to demote and promote 2012 DC?
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arnoldCommented:
while usually I would suggest to work it out, in this case I think Demote/promote as you would have to deal with two instances
Since you still have 2003 you have the NTFRS replication/handling and the DFS-R replication handling among the 2008 and newer

You can try looking at DFS management and distributed file system interfaces on the host in question. Suspend both NTFrs and DFS-r.........
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creative555Author Commented:
THAnk you very much!
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