Windows Server 2003
What is the ASR feature in Windows XP/2003? How do I use it? If you run a Windows XP Pro or Windows Server 2003 computer and you wish to backup the system you can use a new feature called Automated System Recovery (ASR). The ASR process allows to restore the system disk (usually the C: [...]
Windows Server 2003 Gold (RTM) Patches You should consider installing Service Pack 1 as soon as possible During March 2005 Microsoft released SP1 for Windows Server 2003. SP1 is the latest collection of updates for Windows Server 2003. To download SP1 for Windows Server 2003: Download Windows Server 2003 SP1 Network Installation (329mb) The Network [...]
Link Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD) graphically displays the topology of a network. This post shows you how to setup LLTD on Windows Server 2003.
This Windows Server 2003 installation and setup guide takes you from initial install to final configuration.
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.
Windows Server 2003 - Standard Edition is a fully-featured server OS, but does it have all the features you need? Read our overview to find out.
What are the Windows 2003 MCSA certification requirements? Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) candidates on the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 track are required to satisfy the following requirements: Note: The Windows Server 2003 exams will be released in the second half of 2003. Core Exams (3 Exams Required) One client operating system exam Two networking [...]
How can I easily give someone the Log On Locally user right on a Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003 Domain Controllers? In Windows 2000 (and Windows Server 2003) servers that are configured as Domain Controllers only 5 groups have the right to log on locally on the computer. Those groups are: Administrators, Account, Print, [...]
What is Windows Server 2003 SP1 Slipstreaming? How can I slipstream service packs into the Windows Server 2003 media? This scenario explains how to create an integrated installation of Windows Server 2003 and the corresponding service pack in a shared distribution folder on a network. This integration is called "Slipstreaming". The integrated process installs the [...]
You should consider installing Service Pack 1 as soon as possible During March 2005 Microsoft released SP1 for Windows Server 2003. SP1 is the latest collection of updates for Windows Server 2003. To download SP1 for Windows Server 2003: Download Windows Server 2003 SP1 Network Installation (329mb) The Network Installation is ideal for IT [...]
Windows Small Business Server 2003: A Clear and Concise Administrator's Reference and How-To Many small to medium sized companies that are looking into software solutions for their network operating systems are looking towards the direction of Microsoft Small Business Server 2003. SBS 2003, made to fit companies with 75 users or less, is a one-machine [...]
What are the requirements for a W2K MCSE/MCSA to upgrade his or her certification to the Windows 2003 MCSE/MCSA certification? Microsoft has designed an upgrade path that will enable a current MCSE on Windows 2000 to earn the Windows Server 2003 credential in a time- and cost-effective manner. The certification requirements for MCSE on Windows [...]
What are the Windows 2003 MCSE certification requirements? On February 17 2003, Microsoft has updated their Microsoft Certification Requirements page. This page will keep record of the most up-to-date certification requirements as posted by Microsoft on their public certification pages. Note: This page quotes Microsoft's page and uses their language and course descriptions. I've added [...]
How can I add the Administrative Tools icon to the desktop in Windows XP/2003? The administrative Tools folder is in fact a sub-folder of the Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuPrograms folder, but dragging it or moving it around your computer might cause it to stop functioning. There are 2 methods of adding the Administrative Tools [...]
Configure Auto-Windows Update Can I configure my network servers and workstations to auto-update themselves with a pre-defined schedule? Yes you can. SP3 for W2K and SP1 for XP provide that feature. Windows Server 2003 comes out-of-the-box with this feature. Method #1: Manually You can always manually configure any SP1 (for XP) or SP3 (for W2K) [...]