Today's post focuses on some useful resources for migrating files and storage.
This guide provides you with instructions for migrating the File and Storage Services role to a server that is running Windows Server 2012 R2.
The File and Storage Services Migration Guide provides step-by-step instructions for how to migrate the File and Storage Services role, including data, shared folders, and operating system settings from a source server to a destination server that is running Windows Server 2012 R2.
This document explains how to perform the following tasks to migrate the File and Storage Services server role – freeze administration configuration, export settings, migrate local users and groups to the destination server, migrate data, migrate the source server identity, export Remote VSS settings and import settings to the destination server
This topic describes how to migrate Network File System shares and settings from previous versions of Windows Server to Windows Server 2012 R2.
This topic explains how to complete the migration if it was successful, and how to roll back or troubleshoot the migration if it failed.
This document includes instructions for the firewall changes that may be needed during a migration, and how to detect reparse points and hard links.