ADMT: Active Directory Domain Migration Tool

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ADMT: Migrating a user

Now that we have seen how to migrate a group, we will migrate a user, the procedure is similar to groups.

To show you the features of ADMT, the user we are migrating is a member of the previously migrated group, after the user’s migration, the user will be a member of the group that was migrated just before.

From the ADMT console, right click on Active Directory Migration Tool 1 and click on User Account Migration WIzard 2 .

ADMT - migrate user

When launching the migration wizard, click Next 1 .

Wizard migration user

How for group migration, configure the domain and source and destination controller 1 then click Next 2 .

Source and Target configuration

Choose Select users from domain 1 and click Next 2 .

Select option

Select the user (s) to migrate 1 and click Next 2 .

ADMT - select user to migrate

Set destination OU 1 then click Next 2 .

Target OU

Select the option Migrate passwords 1 , indicate the source domain controller 2 and click Next 3 .

ADMT - password options

Configure the status of account 1 after the migration on the source and destination domain, check the box Migrate user SID to target domain 2 then click Next 3 .

Account options

For SID migration, enter the credentials of an Administrator account from source domain 1 and click Next 2 .

Account administrator

Configure migration options 1 then click Next 2 .

Options migration

If necessary configure the attributes to exclude and click Next 1 .

Attributs options

Configure conflict management and click Next 1 .

Conflict configuration

A summary of the migration settings is displayed, click Finish 1 to close the wizard and start the migration.

ADMT start migration user

When the migration is complete, close 1 the migration window.

Migration completed

On the destination domain controller, we see that the user has been successfully migrated.

ADMT : user migrated

In the account properties, the password change box has been activated, which implies that the user must change his password at the next logon.

Change password active

In the Member of tab, we also see that the user is a member of the previously migrated group.

user add in group


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