Configuring Server Roles

The next step in the installation process is to install the networking services that are needed for the server. To install the networking services, you can use either of a couple of different approaches—use wizards or manually add services.

In Windows Server 2003, Microsoft has added a set of wizards that allow you to configure the server to support different roles, such as an Application Server with Internet Information Server (IIS) or a Domain Controller with Active Directory. The wizards automatically walk you through the installation of the network services needed to support the roles you select.

After the newly installed system reboots, log on as Administrator using the password assigned during installation. The Manage ...

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