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Upgrading from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2016 Essentials RRS feed

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  • Hello,

    I own a small office with 20 desktop workstations connected to a Windows Server 2008 R2. The server is on a Workgroup instead of a domain and doesn't have active directory running or exchange. We primarily use it as a file server with a couple of programs installed on the server and a SQL database.

    We recently purchased Windows Server 2016 Essentials and I was wondering if we upgrade the Server to 2016 Essentials, will we have to re-install some of the programs we currently have installed and setup all the Shares and permissions? 

    Or should it be pretty straight forward with little to no configuration needed?

    Thanks 

    Thursday, September 6, 2018 12:28 AM

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