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RE: Liscensing in Windows 2003 SBS
From: "Sean Tindall" <sean () bulletproofnetworks ca>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 10:48:26 -0600

How did you do the migration?  An SBS is not a regular Windows DC - you
can't add a new one to the domain and just transfer the roles.  The best
way to migrate with that idea in mind is by using Jeff Middleton's Swing
Migration (www.sbsmigration.com).

sT

-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com]
On Behalf Of Jon Petre
Sent: Monday, October 22, 2007 2:20 AM
To: security-basics () lists securityfocus com
Cc: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Liscensing in Windows 2003 SBS

Hi List,

This is my issue:

I have just built a new Windows 2003 SBS R2 domain controller to replace
my 
aging IBM box, which incidentally also had Windows 2003 SBS installed. I
am 
seeing event warning's every 6 hours stating that

"Replication of license information failed because the License Logging 
Service on server \\OLDSERVERNAME could not be contacted".

I have removed the old server from the domain so is this anything to
worry 
about. I had no CAL's to transfer, so why is it trying to query my old
box. 
Further information is that I transferred all the domain controller
details, 
AD, FMSO Roles, Exchange mailboxes etc instead of creating a new domain.
I 
think this is where I have gone wrong as it would have been easier to
create 
the new domain I think due to me only having ten workstations on the 
network.

Is this event anything to worry about? I have restarted the License
Logging 
service but this has had no effect.

If any further info required please give me a shout.

TIA

Jono

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