The Upgrade Process
This section provides additional details on the three upgrade approaches. The first stage in the upgrade process is to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. Then you can upgrade or migrate your Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Web sites. The upgrade process is broken into four tasks, as follows:
Task 1: Install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 binaries
Task 2: Run the prescan tool
Task 3: Run the SharePoint Products And Technologies Configuration Wizard
Task 4: Upgrade and migrate your Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Web sites
If you want to use the content database migration upgrade approach, you should install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on your new server or servers. (The process is detailed in Chapter 5. If you want to ...