Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Deployment Kit
The Windows Server 2003 Deployment Kit and the forthcoming Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit together provide a complete set of deployment and technical reference information for the Windows Server 2003 family of operating systems.
The Windows Server 2003 Deployment Kit provides guidelines and recommended processes for designing and deploying Windows Server 2003 technologies. The Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit is not yet available, but for more information about what it will contain, see the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Web page.
These books and tools are available in browsable form on TechNet and as free downloads from the Microsoft Download Center. You can also buy the Deployment Kit.
This book provides guidelines for creating a deployment project plan, setting up a deployment test lab, creating software and hardware inventories, choosing a licensing method, and conducting a deployment pilot project. Download this book.
This book provides guidelines to help you build a TCP/IP network, deploy DHCP and DNS, and deploy WINS. This book also includes information about wireless networking, network security, and remote access connectivity. Download this book.
This book provides guidelines to help you design and deploy directory services, including upgrading and restructuring domains. This book also includes planning and deployment guidelines for distributed security services, including authentication, access control, public key infrastructures, and smart cards. Download this book.
This book provides guidelines to help you design and deploy file servers, print servers, server clusters, Network Load Balancing clusters, and terminal services. This book also provides information on planning for storage, high availability, and remote server management. Download this book.
This book provides deployment planning information for automated installations, multilingual deployments, and compatibility testing, and includes design information for unattended installations, image-based installations, and Remote Installation Services (RIS) installations. Download this book.
This book provides guidelines to help you design and deploy Group Policy infrastructure, security policy, Group Policy-based software deployment, patch management, and a user data and settings management strategy. Download this book.
This book provides prescriptive guidance on designing and deploying IIS 6.0 solutions for medium to large application server environments. Download this book.
These downloadable worksheets and resources can help you create your deployment plan for Windows Server 2003, and are designed to be used in conjunction with the Windows Server 2003 Deployment Kit.
This download provides the complete set of Resource Kit Tools for Windows Server 2003 and tools help.
This searchable technical reference provides detailed descriptions of selected Windows Server 2003 registry content.
This searchable technical reference provides information about the performance counters in Windows Server 2003.
Find additional Windows Deployment and Resource Kit documentation on the Web, including the Windows 2000 Scripting Guide, Windows 2000 Active Directory documentation, the Windows 2000 Resource Kits, Windows XP Professional Resource Kit Documentation, and the complete Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit when it is available. Also find information about purchasing Windows Deployment and Resource Kits.
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