Get real-world guidance—direct from the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 team—for planning and deploying an upgrade from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003 for your small or medium sized business. This book delivers straightforward, step-by-step instructions on how to upgrade to an Active Directory® directory service environment; migrate your DHCP, WINS, file, print, remote access, and Web server roles; and implement Group Policy-based administration. Whether you support 10 or 1,000 users, you get the detailed information—plus evaluation software—you need to put Windows Server 2003 to work right away.
Discover how to:
Upgrade to a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory domain to improve network services while simplifying administration
Migrate file servers, assess storage needs, and set permission types for migrated data and files
Merge print servers and move print queues, drivers, and printer ports to the new Windows environment
Improve mobile worker connectivity with dial-up and VPN remote access
Transfer Web site content and settings to Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0
Configure the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to administer environmental settings and privileges for users and computersWindows Server 2003 evaluation software inside!
180-day evaluation version of Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
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Migrating from Microsoft® Windows NT® Server 4.0 to Windows Server™ 2003