Fix: Error message ‘The Source Server Does Not Meet Minimum Requirements For Migration’ during a migration install of SBS 2011 Standard

This article may interest you, if during a migration installation of SBS 2011 Standard, the process fails with error message; The Source Server Does Not Meet Minimum Requirements For Migration.

Additionally, the error message appears even though you have successfuly ran the Migration Preparation Tool on the Source Server.

You encounter this issue, if the WMI connection attempt is failing to successfully connect.

The setup process makes a WMI connection to the source server to determine the source server operating system. Usually there is either something misconfigured on the source server or something blocking the WMI connection.

Visit Microsoft KB2612862 for steps on how to resolve this issue.

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