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Instant Migration from Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 to 2012 How-to by Santhosh Sivarajan

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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) migration (Must know)

In this recipe I will explain a procedure for migrating DHCP scope and lease information using the Windows Server Migration Tools. Migrating infrastructure services such as DHCP, DNS, WINS, and so on will have some impact on network operations. So make sure to schedule a maintenance window and place proper change control before you perform these activities.

If the DHCP role is not installed on the target server, the Windows Server Migration Tools will install it during the migration process. However, in this scenario, we will be manually installing the DHCP role and authorizing the DHCP server in Active Directory.

The following diagram explains the high level steps involved in this ...

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