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Move and migrate servers and server farms (Search Server 2008)

Search Server 2008

Updated: April 2, 2009

Applies To: Microsoft Search Server 2008

Updated: 2009-04-02

This topic contains the information that is required to help you select and plan hardware and software changes to your Microsoft Search Server 2008 deployment. There are three specific paths that you can take to change a farm:

  • Move   Use the procedures for moving your farm or components when you are changing to different hardware. For example, use these procedures if you move to computers that have faster processors or larger hard disks.

  • Migrate   Use the procedures for migrating your farm or components when you are changing to a different platform or operating system. For example, use these procedures if you change from Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008.

  • Upgrade   Use the procedures for upgrading your farm or components when you are changing to a different version of Search Server 2008.

Decide whether to move, migrate, or upgrade

The following examples can help you understand the differences between moving, migrating, and upgrading:

Migration procedures

The following article provides information to help you migrate your Search Server 2008 farm, databases, and other components:

Moving procedures

The following articles provide information to help you move your Search Server 2008 farm, databases, and other components:

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