Chapter 20. Upgrade and Migration

Supported Upgrade and Migration paths

Active Directory

Active Directory Certificate Services

DNS

DHCP

File and Storage Servers

Microsoft Server application compatibility

In the vast majority of cases, organizations that are deploying Windows Server 2016 will be deploying the operating system into an existing Windows Server environment. While initial prototype and proof-of-concept deployments are likely to involve a small number of servers, at some point organizations are going to want to upgrade or migrate their existing Windows Servers and the workloads hosted on those servers to Windows Server 2016.

While some organizations deploy a new server operating system and upgrade existing servers as soon as possible, ...

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