I’ve shut down service while I’m upgrading the server to a whole new platform. The following text will show my current progress.
Stage 1: Backing up server files.
Stage 2: Validating backups then preparing to shut down and remove server from rack.
Stage 3: Moving new server hardware into rackmount case.
Stage 4: Reinstall server into rack
and begin Windows install.
Stage 5: Finished upgrade.