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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Administration News
June 24, 2014
With end of life looming for Windows Server 2003, more users are migrating to Windows Server 2012. But for some it is taking longer than expected.
July 10, 2012
July's Patch Tuesday update fixes vulnerabilities in IE and MSXML. Plus, Microsoft hardened Windows Update certificates.
May 08, 2012
Microsoft addressed 23 vulnerabilities as part of its May Patch Tuesday update, addressing flaws in Windows and Office.
April 10, 2012
April's Patch Tuesday announcement from Microsoft included four critical bulletins addressing flaws in Windows, Windows Server and Internet Explorer.
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Remote server administration can be a big time-saver, and Windows Server 2003 has the features you need for making the process even simpler, quicker and more secure. This chapter excerpt provides a comprehensive overview of new tools, best practices... Continue Reading
If you lived through the change from NT 4 Server to Windows 2000 Server, then you might be a bit gun-shy about Windows Server 2003. You may ask, what does Server 2003 offer that earlier NT 4 and Windows 2000 Server didn't? Is it worth the upgrade?... Continue Reading
Windows Server 2003, the successor to Windows 2000 and Windows NT, is designed to accommodate the seamless exchange of information through Web services. It delivers the increased flexibility and power needed to administer networks as global entities... Continue Reading
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SelfServiceADmin offers agentless support for immediate password resets and account unlocks, restoring user access to business-critical applications without help desk intervention. Continue Reading
The Windows Server 2003 tool AutoExNT lets admins start batch files or tasks in a certain order before they log on. Continue Reading
If the Acctinfo.dll tool is actually a DLL, why is it in Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools? The reason is that it adds to the functionality of the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in, a ... Continue Reading
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In this thread from our IT Knowledge Exchange (ITKE), learn how you can keep your Windows Server 2003 system up to date with the latest security patches without even being connected to the Internet. Continue Reading
Windows server security was the focus of reader concerns in November. Find out what our experts have to say about server access management and other server security best practices. Continue Reading
When managing server rights with Remote Desktop, you can inadvertently prevent users from completing necessary tasks. See how to selectively manage user rights in this tip. Continue Reading
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Admins might have experience with the DCPromo tool in Windows Server's Server Manager. Learn about its history and where it's going. Continue Reading
Microsoft designed the final steps in its server cluster configuration wizard to ensure that server clusters are set up correctly and functioning properly. Continue Reading
As we continue our series on the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit, Windows expert Tim Fenner breaks down Cluster Print File Port, a useful tool for those working with server clusters. Continue Reading