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    Final Release?

    Hi,

    Just to rest my mind. Am i right in think that the ISO on the Volume Licensing site is the final release of Server 2012?

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    Hi,

    Just to rest my mind. Am i right in think that the ISO on the Volume Licensing site is the final release of Server 2012?

    Thanks
    yay.

    Although about 200mb of updates already.

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    As far as I'm aware, only release editions get put on the VLSC site. Betas and pre-releases are kept away from it, and put on technet instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    As far as I'm aware, only release editions get put on the VLSC site. Betas and pre-releases are kept away from it, and put on technet instead.
    If i recall they did but a pre release of Windows 8 on there at some time.

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    yeah
    Windows Server 2012 was released to manufacturing on August 1, 2012. The software was generally available to customers starting on September 4, 2012 [8] and worldwide through multiple channels in September 2012.[9]
    Windows Server 2012 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and the ver on VL is that version 6.2 (Build 9200) all ready got a few deployed here inc a DC

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    Thanks, next week I will be doing a Forest and Domain prep.

    I assume I don't need to do a RODC prep as I am already on 2008 R2?

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    you don't need to do any prep anymore its automatically part of the installation of the AD roll, though i believe you can still do it if you want.

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    I am not installing jet just doing the preps.

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    Now if only they could simplify DHCP migration...

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Now if only they could simplify DHCP migration...
    Can you not backup and restore like older windows?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    Can you not backup and restore like older windows?
    Nope?

    Step-by-Step Migration DHCP from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows Server Migration Tools (en-US) - TechNet Articles - United States (English) - TechNet Wiki

    There's the instructions for getting from 2003 to 2008 R2...

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    I cant remember what i did, i thought i did a simple backup and restore. It might have been a 3rd party tool i used.

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    Smigdeploy worked well for me when I migrated

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    i did this but it was 2003 to 2008r2 don't know if the command works on 2012
    How to use the Netsh utility to export and import DHCP scopes

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