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Great migration software for your windows servers


Have you ever dreaded recreating a server with all of the little gotchas that you have learnt over the years only to realize that it wasn’t as easy as you thought.  Is seems that whenever you plan for a few hours it ends up taking more than that?

A company called Platespin (was bought by Novell a few years back) has created a great scripting engine that you can install on a windows system as a server that will manage the hardware upgrades for you WHILE THE MACHINE IS STILL ONLINE! It allows either a block based or file based migration and can inject drivers for you.

We recently used it to migrate a domain server to new hardware for a client that was retiring an old server but you can also use it to virtualize the server farm.  http://www.novell.com/products/migrate/

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