Windows Server 2003 EOS – File Server Migration Resources


Today's post focuses on some useful resources for migrating files and storage.

File and Storage Services: Prepare to Migrate

This guide provides you with instructions for migrating the File and Storage Services role to a server that is running Windows Server 2012 R2.

Migrate File and Storage Services to 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.

File and Storage Services: Migrate the File and Storage Services Role

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

File and Storage Services: Migrate Network File System

This topic describes how to migrate Network File System shares and settings from previous versions of Windows Server to Windows Server 2012 R2.

File and Storage Services: Post-Migration Tasks

This topic explains how to complete the migration if it was successful, and how to roll back or troubleshoot the migration if it failed.

File and Storage Services: Optional Procedures

This document includes instructions for the firewall changes that may be needed during a migration, and how to detect reparse points and hard links.

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