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    is it ok to backup a 2008 dhcp server and restore it to a 2008 R2 box?

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    Should be fine, but just deactivate (not delete) the old scope server until you are happy that the new server is working ok, then you have a quick escape plan if anything goes wrong.

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    Best thing to do is to use the new 2008 R2 migration tools. They allow you to easily migrate server roles from a server running 2003/2008 to a 2008 R2 box. Have a look at DHCP Server Migration Guide for the DHCP guide

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