Thursday, February 08, 2007

Windows 2003 Server Configuration

From Administrative tools select Configure your server Wizard. Click next. Click next. Then select Typical Configuration for a first server. Click next. It will ask your Active Directory domain name. Remember We have given PRANEEL as work group name at the time if Windows server 2003 installation. So give PRANEEL.LOCAL as Active Directory Domain name. Then click next. Then it will show your NetBios Domain name as PRANEEL and DNS Domain name as PRANEEL.LOCAL. Just click next without changing anything. In the next window enter your DNS Server IP Address. Now click next. Then it will show summary of selections. Just click next. Then it will configure the server by showing like this.

Click O.K. Then it will ask 2003 Server CD. Keep the CD in drive. Then configure your Server Wizard will install and configure DHCP Server. It also configure TCP/IP settings. It also install and configure Active Directory and DNS Server also like this.

After installation and configuration completed,the computer will automatically restarts. After computer is restarted it will display server configuration progress like this.

Now click next. Click finish. Now windows Server 2003 Configuration is completed. DHCP Server,DHCP Scope,DNS Server and TCP/IP settings are all configured by the computer automatically during Configure your Server Wizard.

Now If you want,you can configure DHCP Server,DNS Server settings as you like. You can configure and activate your DHCP scope as you like. Also you can configure TCP/IP settings as you like.

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