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Required Slide. SESSION CODE: WSV206. Windows Small Business Server 2008 Migration Overview. Chris Almida Sr. Program Manager Microsoft Corporation. Agenda. Preparing the Network for Migration Automating the Installation Performing the Migration Screenshot Walkthrough

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Windows small business server 2008 migration overview

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Windows Small Business Server 2008 Migration Overview

Chris Almida

Sr. Program Manager

Microsoft Corporation


  • Preparing the Network for Migration

  • Automating the Installation

  • Performing the Migration

  • Screenshot Walkthrough

  • Partner Perspective

  • Next Steps and Resources

  • Q&A

Raise the functional level
Raise the Functional Level

  • What is Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS)?

Verify network connection
Verify Network Connection

Reconfigure the existing network

Migration network configuration
Migration Network Configuration


ISP connection device



SBS 2003

Single NIC

Migration wizards turns off DHCP on source server during migration


SBS 2008

Single NIC

DHCP Server Service


Migration preparation tool
Migration Preparation Tool

  • Migration Preparation Steps

  • To run the Migration Preparation Tool, you must be a

  • member of the Enterprise Admins group, the SchemaAdmins group, and the Domain Admins group.

Automating the installation
Automating the Installation

SBSAfg.exe found in the \tools folder on the SBS 2008 installation disc

Tasks performed in migration mode
Tasks Performed in Migration Mode

The Migration Wizard

The migration answer file
The Migration Answer File

Starting the migration mode

\ sbsanswerfile.xml

Detected by installation in the root directory of any removable media or the root partition of a drive on the new server

Installation disc

Migrate settings and data
Migrate Settings and Data

Migration tasks

Migrate settings and data2
Migrate Settings and Data

  • Migrate the internal Web site (optional)

A real world perspective
A Real-World Perspective

  • Small Business Server 2008 is a rock solid platform

    • Built on 64-bit processing

    • Server Component Integration

  • Migration is a well documented, easy, step by step process

  • Unlike the forklift migrations of the SBS 2003 world, SBS 2008 offers opportunity to the partners to show clients that technology upgrades can be non-disruptive to their business

  • Do a test migration and you will quickly see the value SBS2008 will bring to your future service revenue

  • Get the word out about SBS 2008

    • Direct market to all your existing SBS 2003 clients

    • Start talking to potential clients – SBS 2008 is just around the corner

    • Sell Software Assurance on every SBS 2003 R2 license



  • Windows SBS TechNet Library

  • Migration Demos

  • The SBS Official Blog

  • Sean Daniel’s Blog


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  • Sessions On-Demand & Community

  • Microsoft Certification & Training Resources

  • Resources for IT Professionals

  • Resources for Developers

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