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					The Reasons for Windows
Server 2003
(compare with Windows NT4 and
  Windows 2000 server)
 It’s more reliable
 It’s easier to install
       Automated configuration
       Improved Plug and Play capability
       Large driver database

    It’s faster
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The Reasons for Windows
Server 2003: cont.
    It has a better directory
       Win NT’s limited domain structure
       Win 2k’s Active Directory

 It supports more hardware
 It’s easier to manage
       MS management console (MMC)
       File management


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The Reasons for Windows
Server 2003: cont.
    It offers better security
       Security LAN
       IPSec monitoring

       Group policy

 It offers enhanced services
 Incorporation of .NET
         Using XML

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Editions of Win server 2003
 Web Edition
 Standard Edition
         Upgrade for Win 2k and Win NT4 server
    Enterprise Edition
         Upgrade for win2k Advance Server and
          NT4 Enterprise edition
    Datacenter Edition
         Upgrade for Win2k Datacenter Server

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Components of Server 2003
 KernelMode
 User Mode
   Networking   over LAN
   Communications and Internet (WAN)
   User and application interface
   Storage and file management
    system
   Printing system
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Components of server 2003




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Functions of User Mode
 Deploying Windows Server 2003
 Networking Windows Server 2003
 Communicating and using the
  Internet with Windows server 2003
 Administering Windows Server 2003




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Deploying Windows 2003
    Planning
         Server
           • Role (file server, print server, web server,VPN
             server, remote service, and …)
           • Hardware requirements
           • Hardware compatibility
         Workstations
    Installing
         Manually
         Automated
         Remotely
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Networking Windows 2003
    Purposes
       Exchanging information
       Communication

       Sharing information

       Sharing resources




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Networking Windows 2003:
cont
 Networking is a system that includes
  the physical connection between
  computers for information transfer,
  as well as the scheme for controlling
  the transfer.
 Components of a networking system
     A networking scheme
     Networking hardware
     A networking standard or protocol
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Communicate & Use the
Internet with Win 2003
 Networking sometimes means “LAN”
 Communication means all types of
  connections.
           Computers

          LANs    WANs               Internet


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 Administer Win Server 2003
 Category      of system management
 tools:
  Filesystem management
  Printing management

  General system management

  Security management



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File System Management
 Windows Server 2003 has a flexible
  structure of file storage.
 Basic storage – allows a drive to be
  divided into partitions or volumes
  only before it was reformatted.
 Dynamic storage – allows the
  dynamic creation of and changes to
  volumes.
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Tools of file system
management
 Disk Management
 Dynamic Volume Management
 Distributed File System
 Removable Storage Manager
 Remote Storage Service
 Disk Backup and Restore


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Printing Management
    To transfer computer information to
     paper or other media.
       Printer sharing
       Print server




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General System
Management
    Server 2003 has a variety of system
     management tools to control many
     facets of the operating system.
       The       Control Panel
       The       Task Manager
       The       Microsoft Management Console
       The       Registry
       The       boot process
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    Security Management
   Security demands in a computer
    network
     Authenticating the user – Knowing who is
      trying to use a computer or network
     Controlling access- Setting limits on what
      a user can do.
     Securing data store and transmission –
      Avoiding data be misused
     Managing security – Establishing security
      policies and auditing their compliance
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Module 2
Migrating to Win 2003
You need to:
 evaluate the organization’s size
 evaluate hardware and software
 evaluate the network environment
 evaluate the security demands
 evaluate support for the Internet


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