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Move MAS 90 to new server: SOLVED

Move MAS 90 to new server: SOLVED

Move MAS 90 to new server: SOLVED

thread637-1719878: Move MAS 90 to new server

I just wanted to update everyone who helped with my questions.

After many months of a staged server migration, I just did a move yesterday (11/1/14) of MAS 90 for Windows 3.71 from an SBS 2003 server to Server 2012 R2 Standard.

We had a MAS 90 support company look at it, and they had customizations, but none in use for their companies, so they said it should work. My folder structure is D:\90W\MAS90 on the old server, and E:\90W is the new parent, so I assigned Full Control to E:\90W and all subfolders, and copied the whole D:\90W folder's contents from the old server to the new one.

I thought that I would need to re-run the workstation setups, but on a hunch, I asked my client's MAS 90 support people if just changing the mapped M: drive from old server to new server would work, because the shortcut just points to the mapped drive. Sure enough, changing the login script to delete the old mapping and re-map to the new server was all that was needed.

Thank you, everyone! It worked great.

Gregg Hill

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