What do I need to think about before doing Active Directory and SQL Server 2000 migration planning?

Expert Laura E. Hunter directs a reader to some helpful resources for planning an Active Directory and SQL Server 2000 migration.

Hi there. Recently my customers bought a new server and they need to migrate everything to this new server including AD, DNS and SQL Server 2000. Could you kindly advise me on any step-by-step instructions or precautions to take note of before the migration. Thanks!

The best place to start planning an Active Directory migration is the following TechNet link, which will give you...

an overview of a number of different tools that are available for your use. In addition, there is an entire area of Microsoft's Web site devoted to planning SQL server migrations, located here.

This was first published in April 2006

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