Migrate old file share server to new

I have a physical 2003 file share server and I would like to migrate files, permissions and shares to new 2012 virtual server.  Whats the best course of action to accomplish this goal?  

After everything is moved I would like to shut down the old server and rename the new server to match the old servers name.
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
I suggest you use Robocopy to copy the files and permissions.  Once that is done, you could recreate your shares.

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Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
See this link for how to copy your files and permissions as well transferring your shares. This link suggests using xcopy however I suggest using robocopy instead--faster and has more options (are you familiar with robocopy? if not I can give you more info on how to use it). http://www.techieshelp.com/migrate-files-and-shares-to-server-2012-guide/ and here is a second description of the process you may find one more useful than the other. http://www.petenetlive.com/KB/Article/0000427.htm
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