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Supported OS Clone Combinations

The following tables show the editions of Windows Server that are compatible for cloning Active Directory to a new computer or VM.

Cloning:
Source
Computer
Cloning: Destination Computer
SBS
2011
Server
2008 R2
Server
2012
Server
2012 R2
Server
2016
Server
2019
Server
2022
Server
2022
Yes
Server
2019
Yes
Server
2016
Yes
Server
2012 R2
Yes
Server
2012
Yes
Server
2008 R2
Yes
SBS
2011
YesYes

* SBS = Small Business Server 2011. Includes Windows Server Essentials 2011.


Cloning: Windows Server Core

U-Move is fully compatible with Server Core. You can freely move AD between Server Core and Non-Server Core for any given edition of Windows Server.

See also Basic Requirements.


Cloning: Windows Server 2003-2008

For Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 use U-Move version 2.7. See Legacy Topics.