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Moving TS user profiles RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello All,

    We have two TS servers in 2008.Now we are going to migrate these two TS server into one 2008r2 TS server.we need to move user profiles from two TS server to one 2008r2 TS server.

    Plz help................


    kite

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012 10:30 AM

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  • You could probably use XCOPY with the following syntax and copy the profiles from one server to another with security intact.

    The syntax would be:
    xcopy "C:\Documents and Settings\" "\\New-TermServ\c$\Documents and Settings\" /c /y /r /h /s /f /o

    The /o signifies copies NTFS perms and ownership information.

    Users cannot be logged on to either server when you do this else the ntuser.dat (the user's registry hive) will be open and won't copy. You would be wise to reboot the server before you do it as well because it will ensure that the profile is unloaded completely first.

    Best Regards, Arun http://whynotsql.blogspot.com/

    Thursday, May 31, 2012 6:49 PM
  • What does /y signify?

    Wednesday, June 13, 2012 8:44 PM