sql user transfer scenario

lets say I have a 2008 sql server and I am moving all the db's to a new 2012 sql server.

I want to transfer the users and their roles from the 2008 server sql server.

is there a tool or process that makes this easy
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Deepak ChauhanSQL Server DBACommented:
I guess you are trying to migrate SQL server 2008 databases to SQL 2012.

However all users existing in the database will be copy to new server when you will restore the database. But login you have to transfer you can script out  these logins.

I always use this link when i have to do this exercise.


You can use Method three, this will create a SP named "SP_help_revlogin" in master database  just

execute this sp and get your login script with hashed password
copy the generated script and execute in SQL 2012.

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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
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