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Step By Step Guide to Migrate an old Active Directory (Windows Server 2003) to a Windows Server 2016 Server ?

Hello expert,

I need to migrate Active Directory from an old Windows 2003 server to a brand new Windows 2016 server. Do you please have a step by step guide or a tool that can help me to do it?
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Williams225
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FOXActive Directory/Exchange EngineerCommented:
Refer to the below :

ref link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8-ywiREXHI
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Jose Gabriel Ortega CCEO J0rt3g4 Consulting ServicesCommented:
Setup an intermediary 2008 R2.
Migrate AD roles (https://www.petri.com/transferring_fsmo_roles) to 2008 r2.
Demote 2003 server
Raise the Forest and Domain functional levels from 2003 to 2008 r2
Then deploy the new 2016 server
Migrate AD roles (https://www.petri.com/transferring_fsmo_roles) to 2016
Demote 2008r2 server
Then do the migrations of the files and shares
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arnoldCommented:
As Jose, you need either 2008 of various version or 2012 as the intermediate.
Virtual machine ........

Your 2003 ad shoukd in domain/forest 2003 raise if not already.

The intermediary need to exist for a short time frame to demote the 2003 from DC to member server (using DCpromo)
The shares will not be impacted, but you have to make sure services/roles the current system has are transitioned, DNS, DHCP, .......
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