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Event Review: Using the Windows Server 2008 R2 Migration Tools (Session ITPROSRV-308)

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Session Outline

The session will explore Windows Server 2008 R2 Migration Tools. We will cover how to install the Windows Server Migration Tools. Next we will guide you through Active Directory and Infrastructure server migration which include IP, DNS and DHCP migrations. Then we will discuss how to migrate file and printer servers. Finally, we will cover local user and group migrations.

Session Agenda

  • Windows Server Migration Tools
  • Migrating Server Roles

Session Media

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Demo: Installing Windows Server Migration Tools

In this demonstration, we will first install Windows Server Migration Tools on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server, and then deploy them to a Windows Server 2008 server.  
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Demo: Migrating Active Directory

In this demonstration, we will begin the process of migrating Active Directory.  
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Demo: Migrating DNS Servers

In this demonstration, we will migrate DNS Server settings and finish the migration of Active Directory.  
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Demo: Migrating IP Settings

In this demonstration, we will migrate IP configuration data.  
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Demo: Migrating DHCP Servers

In this demonstration, we will migrate DHCP Server settings.  
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Demo: Migrating Local Users and Groups

In this demonstration, we will migrate local users and groups.  
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Demo: Migrating File Servers

In this demonstration, we will migrate File Server settings such as Server Message Block, or SMB, DFS, and Shadow Copies.  
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Demo: Migrating Print Servers

In this demonstration, we will migrate Print Server settings.  
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Related Links

Use the following resources to learn more about topics covered in this briefing.

Microsoft Press Books

  • Windows Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant

    Summary: Here's the practical, pocket-sized reference for IT professionals who administer and support Windows Server 2008. Designed for quick referencing, this portable guide covers all the essentials for performing everyday system administration tasks.

  • Windows Server 2008 Resource Kit

    Summary: Get the essential reference for deploying, managing, automating, troubleshooting, and optimizing Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7.0 - with expert insights and best practices from Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) and the Windows Server team at Microsoft.

  • Windows Server 2008 Administrator's Companion

    Summary: This comprehensive, one-volume guide delivers the details you need to successfully plan, deploy, administer, and support Windows Server 2008.

Third-Party Books

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Instant Reference

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  • Windows PowerShell Unleashed

    Summary: PowerShell gives Windows administrators immense power to automate and customize virtually any administrative task?saving time, increasing productivity, and giving you unprecedented flexibility. PowerShell 2.0 adds important new features that offer even greater control over Windows environments. Windows PowerShell Unleashed will not only give you deep mastery over PowerShell but also a greater understanding of the features being introduced in PowerShell 2.0?and show you how to use it to solve your challenges in your production environment.

Training and Certification

  • Clinic 6336: Exploring Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008
    This 2-hour online clinic provides IT Professionals experienced in Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 with the knowledge and skills to implement and manage Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008.
  • Course 6435A: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure
    This five-day course will provide students with an understanding of how to design a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure that meets business and technical requirements for network services
  • Course 6418B: Deploying Windows Server 2008
    This 3-day instructor-led course provides students with an understanding of migrating and deploying Windows Server 2008 including installation, configuration, and upgrading. Special emphasis is given to upgrading common server configurations and using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
  • Course 6430A: Planning and Administering Windows Server 2008 Servers
    Elements of this syllabus are subject to change. This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan, manage, and maintain Windows Server 2008 servers.
  • Course 6434A: Automating Windows Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell
    This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to utilize Windows PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows Server 2008. The course focuses on cmdlets, script structure and flow control, language syntax, and implementation details of scripting administrative tasks using COM, WMI, and .NET foundations
  • Course 6437A: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure
    This three-day course will prepare IT professionals for the role of Enterprise Administrator. Students will learn how to design application infrastructure solutions based on Windows Server 2008 to meet varying business and technical requirements
  • Course 6431A: Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Servers
    This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage and maintain Windows Server 2008 network infrastructure servers. The course focuses on creating a plan for managing the server lifecycle, developing and evaluating baselines for monitoring and managing server roles, and analyzing the implementation and configuration of several different server roles for Windows Server 2008. The course will also focus on analyzing and maintaining network server security.