What is the best solution to migrate IIS 6(running on Win2k3) to IIS8(Win2012R2)? MSdeploy doesnt seems to work because data is >4gb and MSdeploy is not capable to migrate that amount of data.

What is the best solution to migrate IIS 6(running on Win2k3) to IIS8(Win2012R2)? MSdeploy doesnt seems to work because data is >4gb and MSdeploy is not capable to migrate that amount of data.  Appreciate any help.
jeyjey pogiAsked:
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Dmitri FarafontovLinux Systems AdminCommented:
You can create shares on the server and use something like ROBOCOPY to transfer over the files. I am assuming the site is basically static in nature and no scripts are running.
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Dmitri FarafontovLinux Systems AdminCommented:
SharedConfig is awesome. IIS had come along way since v6.x
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jeyjey pogiAuthor Commented:
i cant see shared config on IIS 6 on windows 2003. would you know where can i see the shared config?
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Can you connect remotely via the Win2018R2?
jeyjey pogiAuthor Commented:
you mean the new server win 2012 r2? yes...
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
I mean open the IIS on source server via the Win2012R2 server
jeyjey pogiAuthor Commented:
yes i can connect to the server 2003 via 2012 using iis 6 manager on 2012 server
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Then export config via the Win2012R2 server
jeyjey pogiAuthor Commented:
how can i do that on iis 6 manager on windows 2012 r2 ? sorry noob on iis
Dmitri FarafontovLinux Systems AdminCommented:
In IIS 6.0, synchronizing and replicating configuration between servers was difficult because no built-in functionality existed. Although the server administrator could use the script iiscnfg.vbs to copy configuration between servers, this would still leave ACLs on the metabase and machine-specific paths like the Windows directory to be fixed.
jeyjey pogiAuthor Commented:
can you give me guide on how to do it @Dmitri?
Dmitri FarafontovLinux Systems AdminCommented:
Something like this (https://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/WindowsServer2003/Library/IIS/73f66ff1-be38-4850-8965-739004acd641.mspx?mfr=true). Also like I mentioned if your site is pretty static with no dynamic scripts. I would just copy over the files and place them into the new document root on the destination server.

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