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    Hi, Appologies if this has already been posted but i couldnt find anything in the search. I'm from a Windows background and would like to know if there is anyway to convert a Linux Server (Which has users, groups and security) to a Windows Server and retain all Users, Groups and Security?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vionict View Post
    Hi, Appologies if this has already been posted but i couldnt find anything in the search. I'm from a Windows background and would like to know if there is anyway to convert a Linux Server (Which has users, groups and security) to a Windows Server and retain all Users, Groups and Security?
    No.



    ....at least, not that I've ever heard of. They're two fundamentally different operating systems that handles users, groups and security very differently.
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    I think if it was possible Microsoft would be advertising this as a major feature in their Window Server editions.



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    you do know the benefits of a linux server over a windows server right? Linux servers dominate the market for a reason, they are way more secure, uptime is incredible and they don't cost you a fortune to keep maintained or put up in the first place....I think that it'd be better to invest some time learning the basics of linux and sticking with it for the servers. I think that for personal computing there is a large debate of what is better (although most people in this community would obviously say Linux, the general perception is mixed) but with servers, it's almost uniform, linux is better.
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