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The Migration wizard only supports migration from Windows Small Business Server


If attempting to use the migration wizard in SBS 2008 or SBS 2011 from a domain with a standard windows server you will see the message


The migration wizard ONLY works from a SBS 2003, 2008 or 2011 server.

Migration guide from SBS 2003

Collated document for migration from SBS 2003


Something that may be useful to migrate a standard server to an sbs 2011:

Go to and order the migration kit for this project. In short terms you extract the AD information from your old domain and then migrate that information to a SBS 2011 server. Advantage from this method is that your SBS 2011 server can end up with the same servername and ip address as the original server.