Hi, today I made migration of home server from WHS2011 to 2012 R2 Essentials.
Same server, same hardware, only new system ssd instead of old 5400 RPM hdd.
Regarding earlier posts of this forum (http://community.covecube.com/index.php?/topic/1645-migrating-pool-to-new-machine-sanity-check/) http://community.covecube.com/index.php?/topic/1929-whs-2011-to-windows-server-2012-r2-essentials/?hl=migration&do=findComment&comment=13432
my procedure have this steps:
1. Deactivate licenses for drivepool and scanner
2. shutdown server
3. replace ssd/hdd
4. start server, check that 2 HDD