Installing RIS

The RIS services, like most network services, are not installed by default when you set up Windows Server 2003. Before installing RIS, you should verify that the computer on which you are installing RIS meets the baseline system requirements for RIS operations for both hardware and software, as well as partition configuration and available free space.

RIS Server Requirements

At minimum, the RIS server must meet the following requirements:

  • The computer must be running Windows Server 2003, Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter Edition.

  • The server cannot be multihomed; it must have a single supported 10or 100-MB network interface card (NIC) with TCP/IP installed.

  • The computer must be a member of an Active Directory domain.

  • At minimum, a 4-GB ...

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