How to Migrate from UNIX to Windows Servers
Date Released: June 2002
Migrating from UNIX to Windows can involve a number of complex scenarios such as changing your organization's entire computing infrastructure or simply migrating a small Web site. The following set of articles can assist you in migrating a UNIX server to a Windows server using Internet Information Services (IIS). As the setup of server farms differs from one organization to another, we recommend that you use this set of how-to articles as a general guide.
Please note that information such as the moving and porting of custom applications and scripts is not discussed in this set of articles. However, we offer a number of products, services, and guides that can make the task easier, including Microsoft BizTalk Server 2000, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, and the UNIX Code Migration Guide.
Intended Audience: Experienced system administrators and IT professionals (with assistance from Microsoft Consulting Services).
Here are the recommended steps when planning to migrate a UNIX server to a Windows server (using IIS):