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

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Printer and print server migration (Must know)

For migrating printers from a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 server to Windows Server 2012, we will be using the Print Management console. This administration tool is part of the Print and Document Services role in Windows Server 2012. This tool can be used to migrate printers from both x86 and x64 servers. If you are migrating printers from a 32-bit server, make sure to install 64-bit drivers prior to the migration. The print drivers, queues, shares, directory listing, and security settings can be migrated using this migration tool. During the migration you will have an option to list (publish) these printers in Active Directory. So if these printers were listed in Active Directory ...

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