Migrating web sites from Windows 2003 to Windows 2012R2

 I have several websites running on Windows 2003 Std server (Computer Name: IIS, I just set up a new web server on Windows 2012R2 (Computer Name: IIS2, and I need to re-create all those websites on this new server.
 Currently port 80 is forwarded to
 Other than creating one website one at a time on IIS2, are there things that I should be aware of?
 Are there any shortcuts? Easy migration method that I can take advantage of?
 Also what would be best way to compare page by page as I create new websites on IIS2 that they look exactly the same as they look on IIS? I know that I can change port forwarding from to each and every time I need to view the website, but then I have to change it back whenever I am done.

There are users out there on Internet who place orders online from morning to late night.
 On Weekends, it would be much easier because I can tell the users not to submit any new orders online. But weeknights are kind of difficult unless I stay up until late at night to begin my work.
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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
I've answered the questions here on EE recently.  Here is a link to the solution.

link:  http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28741164/moving-iis-application-database-to-another-server.html


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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
If you are really concerned about moving the sites and getting the config right, I would use the IIS Easy Migration Tool (IEMT) mentioned in the solution.  It is well documented the IIS website.

link:  http://www.iis.net/downloads/community/2013/04/iis-easy-migration-tool-(iemt)

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