Article ID: 128056, created on Jan 14, 2016, last review on Jun 17, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Operations Automation

Odin Automation Premium 7.0 does not support Windows Server 2003

Operation Automation Management Node (MN)

Management Node on Windows is not supported. Use the instruction at to migrate MN to Linux.

Active Directory (AD)

  1. Deploy new AD controlled from OA. For instructions, use the Deploying Second Domain Controller section of the Windows Hosting Infrastructure Deployment guide.

  2. Move FSMO roles to the new server manually using the following instruction.
  3. Set new AD as preferred in OA.
  4. Remove old AD node from OA.
  5. Demote the old 2003 Windows server.

Microsoft Provisioning Server (MPS)

Starting from version 7.0, the Windows Provisioning Engine (WPE) is the only provisioning system. MPS is no longer supported and will be removed during upgrade, and provisioning will be switched to WPE. For details on overall MPS removing process, refer to


Use the instruction described at to migrate DNS hosting from MS DNS to BIND.

MS SQL Server 2000, 2005

Use the instruction described at to migrating customer databases from SQL Server 2000, 2005 to SQL Server 2014

Windows Shared Hosting

Use the instruction described at to migrate Windows Hosting IIS 6 to IIS 8.5.

AWStats Web Statistics Server

Use the instruction described at to migrate the AWStats service to another node.


To migrate myLitteAdmin service from Windows Server 2003:

  1. Install myLittleAdminFullVersion service package on a new node.
  2. Remove old myLitteAdmin service package from Windows Server 2003 node.


Use the instruction described at to migrate the BES 5.x server to another host.

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