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Migrating Accounts

Updated: March 28, 2003

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

The process of migrating account objects from a source domain to a target domain in another Active Directory forest involves first migrating service accounts, and then migrating global groups. After the groups are in place in the target domain, you can migrate users according to the process that you selected, either while using SID history for resource access, or without using SID history for resource access. When the account object migration process is complete, you can instruct users from the source domain to log on to the target domain. Figure 11.8 shows the process for migrating accounts between domains in different forests.

Figure 11.8   Migrating Accounts

Migrating Accounts
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