Moving Windows 10 storage space to Windows Server storage space

Sébastien Langevin 6 Reputation points

Hi, I currently have a computer with a storage space pool and wish to upgrade the OS to a windows server 2019. Will the storage be recognized by Windows server?

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A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management updated to data storage.
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Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Storage: The hardware and software system used to retain data for subsequent retrieval.
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  1. Sébastien Langevin 6 Reputation points

    Just in case people were wondering, I decided to make a lab and test it.

    I created a storage space (simple 2x 1TB disks setup as mirror) in Windows 10 on which I added files and directories. I removed the OS disk and installed Windows Server 2022 evaluation version. The windows server identified the pool and I was able to import it without any data loss.

    I will eventually transfer my "Production" so to speak with more a complex storage space (7 disks with different sizes setup as mirror) to Windows Server 2022. I will update the result in this post.

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