Friday, February 02, 2007

Installing and Configuring the Windows NT 4.0 DNS Server Service

Open control panel. Double click on the network program. On Services tab click Add and then select Microsoft DNS Server. Now click O.K. then it will ask Win NT 4.0 Server C.D. Keep the C.D in C.D Drive then click continue. Then it will copy files from C.D. Then click close. Then you must restart the computer by clicking YES. Now you completed windows nt 4.0 dns server installation.

Click start button. From programs select Administrative tools then select DNS Manager. Then you will get DNS Manager on the screen. Select DNS then choose NEW SERVER. Enter the IP Address of the DNS Server to add to the list. Here you can give the IP Address of your Windows NT 4.0 Server if you make it as DNS Server. After entering the IP Address click O.K. Then at Server list you will find the IP Address of your Windows NT 4.0 Server.

Configuring DNS Client:
In client computer right click network neighbourhood then click on properties. Then double click TCP/IP. Then click DNS Configuration tab. Then tick Enable DNS. Type the domain name in Domain box. Then at DNS Server Search order enter the IP Address of Windows NT Server 4.0 then click Add. Click O.K. Again click O.K. Then restart the computer. You have completed DNS Client configuration.

How to add Windows 98 client to Windows NT 4.0 Server?

Suppose a Win 98 client is on the same network domain or work group of the Windows NT 4.0 Server. Then you can access the Windows NT 4.0 Server like this.

Suppose you have given Administrator name to Windows NT Server 4.0 and System1 name to Win 98 client.

First give settings to Windows NT Server 4.0. From the start button select Administrative Tools. Select user manager for domains. Then user manager will open. Click on user then select New User ,give user name as USER1. Put tick mark at user cannot change password and also put tick mark at password never expire. You have to delete tick mark at user must change password at next logon. Do not give any password. Now click ADD. Then click close. Now in user manager you will find USER1. You can add as many users as you can.

Now you have to give settings to win98 client like this. Right click network neighbourhood then click properties. Then network window will open like this.

Then double click Client for Microsoft Networks. Then tick on Log On to Windows NT Domain. Also type your domain name in Windows NT Domain box. Then click O.K. Again click O.K. Now you must restart your computer by clicking YES.

After restart it will ask enter your user name,password,domain like this.

At user name type USER1. Do not type any password. At Domain it already shows your domain name. So leave it. Now click O.K.

Now you can access your Windows NT Server 4.0 now. Just double click Network neighbourhood. Then it will show all computers in your network. You can observe your server name Administrator also. Just double click Administrator. Then it will show any shared folders in your Windows NT 4.0 Server. So you can copy anything from those shared folders of Windows NT 4.0 Server.

WIN NT Server 4.0 Printer Installation for Sharing

Double click printer in control panel. Double click Add Printer. Select My computer radio button. Click next. Put tick mark at LPT1 Local Port. Click next. Click Have Disk for printer software. Put the printer C.D in drive then give the path then click O.K. In ADD printer Wizard select radio button Not Shared then click next. Click Finish. If it asks any C.D give the path then printer Icon will be seen in Printers dialog box. Now right click the printor Icon then select Sharing. Then select Shared and at share name dia box give the name then O.K. Then printer will be shared. Now you completed windows nt server 4.0 printer installation for sharing

WIN NT Sound card Driver installation

Keep Win NT C.D in C.D Drive. Double click my Computer. Open Win NT C.D Icon. Double click drvlib. Double click Audio. Double click sbpnp. Double click 1386. You will observe sbpnp. Right click it and choose install. Restart the computer. From control panel select multimedia. Select devices then click ADD. At list of drivers choose Unlisted or Updated driver then click O.k. Next it will ask the path. Put the Mother board C.D in CD Drive then browse the path of sound card drivers then click O.K. Then it will display your sound card driver name. Just click O.k then it will install sound card driver from C.D. After installation is complete just click the Restart Now button. Now you finished windows nt server 4.0 sound card driver installation.