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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator’s Companion by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Chapter 7. Configuring a New Installation

Once the Windows Server 2008 setup finishes, there are still several steps that need to be completed before the server is actually ready to perform its role on your network. Not even the initial Administrator password or computer name are configured as part of the default setup. No roles are installed, the network is locked down, and all but the most basic required services are disabled. You’re going to have to do some basic configuration on the server before it can be used. You’ll need to verify that setup completed ...

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