Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2003 Overview

Windows Server 2003 was released in April 2003, and Windows Server 2003 R2 was released in December 2005. Windows Server 2003 shipped in several editions that Microsoft created to fill specific needs, such as Standard, Web, Enterprise, Datacenter, Compute Cluster Server, and Storage Server editions. Windows Server 2003 was preceded by Windows Server 2000 and followed by Windows Server 2008.

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Recent Windows Server 2003 Articles

End of Support for Windows Server 2003

By Aidan Finn - April 14, 2014

Are you ready for Windows Server 2003 (W2003) and Windows Server 2003 R2 (W2003 R2) end of life? Learn about your options and start planning now!

Download Windows Server 2003 SP1 Sysprep

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

Windows Small Business Server 2003: A Clear and Concise Administrator's Reference and How-To

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

Overview of Windows Server 2003 - Data Center Edition

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

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How do I install Active Directory on my Windows Server 2003 server?

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

Installing Active Directory isn't always a straightforward process, so Daniel Petri walks you through an AD install for Windows Server 2003.

Install and Configure Windows Server 2003 DNS Server

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

Need some help with your Domain Name System (DNS) Server setup in Windows Server 2003? This article shows you how to configure and install it.

Install Windows Server 2003

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

This Windows Server 2003 installation and setup guide takes you from initial install to final configuration.

Overview of Windows Server 2003 - Enterprise Edition

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition boasts a number of features that lesser versions of Windows Server lack. Find out what they are in this handy overview.

What's New in Windows Server 2003 Active Directory?

By Daniel Petri - January 8, 2009

Looking for an overview of what's new in Active Directory in Windows Server 2003? Daniel points out the highlights and noteworthy additions.

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