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

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Configuring Basic Computer Information

The first section of the ICT Wizard covers basic computer configuration: time zone, networking and computer name, and joining the computer to a domain. This section of setup will require a reboot of your server when you set the server name and join to a domain, so save that for last in the section.

Setting the Time Zone

During the initial installation, Windows will pick a time zone (probably not the one you’re in unless you live on the west coast of North America) and will also set the current date and time based on your computer’s BIOS. To set the date and time, as well as setting the current time zone, click the link on the ICT Wizard to open the Date And Time dialog box shown in Figure 7-4. Once you’ve set ...

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