Consolidating file servers

You can use either the User Account Migration Wizard or the admt user command-line tool to migrate user accounts.

You can use the Managed Service Account Migration Wizard or admt managedserviceaccount command-line tool to migrate managed service accounts.

Migrate resources, such as member servers and domain local groups.

You can use either the Computer Account Migration Wizard or the admt computer command-line tool to migrate computer accounts.

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Built-in accounts Default security groups that have common sets of rights and permissions.

This task has the following subtasks: Determine your account migration process. Assign object roles and locations. Develop a test plan for your migration. Create a rollback plan. You can use the admt user command-line tool to transition service accounts that you specify.

Migrate managed service accounts, user accounts, and workstation accounts with their SID histories in batches.

For any migration tasks that use agent deployment and where Windows Firewall is in use, enable the File and Printer Sharing exception. This task has the following subtasks: Install 128-bit encryption software. Establish trusts that are required for migration. Establish migration accounts for your migration. Configure the source and target domains for security identifier (SID) history migration. Specify and transition service accounts using either the Service Account Migration Wizard or ADMT command-line tools.

This can include migration for the following situations: Migrating workstation computers and member servers that are running Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP. Migrating security settings or performing security translation Prepare to restructure Active Directory domains within a forest.  Configure the target domain organizational unit (OU) structure. You can use the admt service command-line tool to specify service accounts in the source domain.

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