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Im looking for Step By step directions for demoting sbs2003 and premoting Server 2012 R2 stnd.

Last Modified: 2020-12-08
I am going to be Migrating a SBS2003 server to a Server 2012 standard R2 server.

I have been looking online for step by step directions to get this done.
They had another IT company that setup the 2012 server in VMware.
They already replicated active directory and DHCP and DNS on the 2012 server.
The SBS2003 server is on a physical Machine so what we intend on doing is back up the SBS server into a VHD or VHDK using disk2vhd. and attaching it to VMware as a guest. so if anything goes wrong we can just put the physical server back online.

We will also be setting up StorageCraft backup before starting the migration so if I need to restore the 2012 server in case something goes wrong and we have to start over.
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