Migration Tables

Migration tables are used to translate security principals and UNC paths from one domain to another. Because these objects and paths differ in different domains (either in the same forest or a different forest), the values must be updated when a GPO is migrated from the source domain to the target domain.

Migration tables can be updated manually, automatically, or by using the Migration Table Editor. The manual method is not suggested, because the migration table is stored in XML format and syntax is extremely important; one minor mistake could make the migration fail. Migration tables are saved with a .migtable extension and can be located anywhere on the system that you desire. However, users who want to use a migration table ...

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