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The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2003

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Windows Server 2003 is a server operating system created by Microsoft. It is the successor to Windows Server 2000, and includes a number of new and improved features such as:

  • An updated version of Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Additional security
  • The “Manage Your Server” tool
  • Improvements to Active Directory (AD)
  • Improved handling of Group Policies
  • Powerful scripting and command line tools

This guide will show you how to install, configure maintain and troubleshoot a Windows Server 2003 based network, as well as compare this operating system to other server based operating systems.

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