3.6. Migrating User Accounts

Migrating user accounts is probably the most common migration operation that you will ever have to perform in your administrative career. This is because of one main reason. That is, in certain enterprises, you may have hundreds of computers, dozens of printers, and even hundreds of group policies, but you will almost always have thousands and thousands of users. Without user migration, you'd have to go through the process of manually entering every one into the new version of Active Directory and, boy oh boy, would that be one serious pain.

To alleviate this pain and make the transition relatively simple, you access the User Account Migration Wizard, as you will see in Exercise 3.1.

Exercise 3.1: Migrating User ...

Get MCITP: Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise Administrator, Study Guide now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.