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Software recommendations to copy/replicate a server set up on another box.

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Would like product recommendations to copy an existing server and load that copy onto another box here at work. If have to purchase a product would not like a conflict with licensing and such. Would like to take the copying software to various IT contracting jobs.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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If you are contracting this out, why not just use Robocopy?  It comes on your server and a decent contractor will know how to use it. Free.
Shaun VermaakSenior Consultant
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What do you want to copy? Data, server state, a clone of the server?

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Clone the server.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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You can use Acronis for that.

https://www.acronis.com

Two cautions:
1. Make sure the server you are cloning does not have an OEM server license.
2. Make sure you are not cloning old problems better fixed by reinstalling. Very common.
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Thank you one and all.

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