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Steps to Migrate Exchange 2013 from Server 2008 R2 to Server 2012 R2

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I have searched the internet, but mostly found stuff on Exchange 2010 or from 2003 to 2013, etc.  I want to make sure we run through this correctly.

We are also migrating all of our environment servers from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2.  Is there a specific order you would do this?  Domain Controller first and then other servers after?  I'm seeing people also recommend staying away from "in-place" upgrades and instead building brand new servers.  Is this the consensus across the board even for something as simple as a file server?

Thanks,

Dan
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