We have an old NT server "server A" we want to decommission.
It has a lot of files and folders that most of the company uses on a daily basis, plus links and shortcuts the users have created on their desktops pointing to it.
The data is going to be moved to the new "server B" using the same file structure.
We received a suggestion from IT support at another one of our locations that we should/could create a new pointer in our 2003 DC's WINS and DNS to point the users to "server B" whenever they going looking for the old "server A".
How exactly do we do that, create the pointer record?
We do not use any ODBC connections on this server, it is a straight file/app server, nothing unusual about it.
All clients are XP Pro Sp3, win7 or vista, nothing older than that on the network except for the server we want to get rid of.
Software/Hardware used: xp pro sp3, win7, vista, server 2003