Domain migration of windows print server

abraham flores 241 Reputation points


I need to migrate a Windows 2012 R2 print server from an old domain to a new one, the server will keep the same hostname.

can anybody help me to explain the steps I need to apply? I am not sure if I just need to export/import print queues.



Windows Server Printing
Windows Server Printing
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Printing: Printer centralized deployment and management, scan and fax resources management, and document services
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  1. Wesley Li-MSFT 4,391 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    You can use Microsoft's print management console to back up your print server or migrate all print queues, drivers, and most ports to a new server.

    For specific steps, please refer to the following documents:,will%20be%20exported%2C%20click%20NEXT.

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  2. Wesley Li-MSFT 4,391 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Do you have any other questions?

    If the above reply is helpful to you, please mark it as answer.


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  3. Alan Morris 1,156 Reputation points

    If you Publish printers to AD, be sure to Unpublish the printers before retiring the old print server.

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