Steps to migrate windows 2008 to windows 2016


  • Hi we have  a windows 2008 DC i want to migrate it to a new machine runing windows 2016.

    i want to know what are the steps to runa smooth migration from 2008 to 2016.


    Friday, February 24, 2017 11:48 PM

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  • I'd stand up the new 2016, patch it fully, license it, join existing domain, add active directory domain services, promote it and migrate FSMO roles over.



    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

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    • Proposed as answer by Tomi Pietilä Saturday, February 25, 2017 9:02 AM
    Friday, February 24, 2017 11:58 PM
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