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    Windows Small Business Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 Getting Started Guide

    Language:
    English
    Provides step-by-step instructions for installing Windows Small Business Server 2003.
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      01_FRONT.doc

      02_CHAPTER_1_GettingStarted.doc

      03_CHAPTER_2_BeforeYouBegin.doc

      04_CHAPTER_3A_NewInstallation.doc

      05_CHAPTER_3B_UpgradeSmallBusinessServer2000.doc

      06_CHAPTER 3C_Upgrade_Windows_2000_Server_or_Windows_Server_2003.doc

      07_CHAPTER 4_Administering_and_Monitoring_Your_Server.doc

      08_APPENDIX_A_AdditionalInformation.doc

      09_APPENDIX_B_Understanding_Your_Network.doc

      10_APPENDIX_C_Network_Configuration_Settings.doc

      11_APPENDIX_D_DefaultSettings.doc

      12_WhatsNew_SBSSP1.doc

      13_APPENDIX_E_Accessibility_for_People_with_Disabilities.doc

      GettingStarted_Combined.doc

      Date Published:

      5/18/2005

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        Step-by-step instructions explain how to complete a new installation of Windows Small Business Server 2003 and how to upgrade from Small Business Server 2000, Windows 2000 Server, Standard Edition, or Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition, to Windows Small Business Server 2003.
        If you have Windows Small Business Server 2003, Premium Edition, it is recommended that you also download “Completing Setup for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Premium Technologies” from the Microsoft Web site.
        Additional information includes:
        • System requirements
        • How to choose an Internet service provider
        • How to obtain a domain name
        • Basic network concepts related to a small business network
        • How to configure an existing firewall device or DHCP server device on your network
        • Details about how Setup configures the operating system and applications for the needs of a small business
        Note: Information about backing up your server running Windows Small Business Server is no longer included in this guide. It is recommended that you download and then print a copy of “Backing Up and Restoring Windows Small Business Server 2003” from the Microsoft Web site.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003

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        • Before You Begin. To ensure your network is configured for Windows Small Business Server 2003, see Chapter 2 of Getting Started for detailed instructions about configuring your small-business network.

        • Completing a New Installation. If no previous operating system exists on your computer or if you are replacing an operating system that is not supported for an upgrade, see Chapter 3A of Getting Started.

        • Completing an Upgrade. To replace Small Business Server 2000, Windows 2000 Server, or Windows Server 2003 with Windows Small Business Server 2003 on the same computer while saving data and settings, you can complete an upgrade. If you are upgrading from Small Business Server 2000, see Chapter 3B of Getting Started. If you are upgrading from Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003, see Chapter 3C.

        • Additional Information for completing Setup. Depending on the needs of your small business, you might need to complete additional tasks before beginning Setup. For more information, see Appendix A.

        • Details about configuring an existing firewall or DHCP device for your network. Many small businesses use network devices for their broadband connections to the Internet. These devices also include a firewall service to protect the local network from unauthorized Internet access. The devices often include a DHCP server service to assign IP address settings to client computers on the local network. For more information about how to configure an existing firewall or device running a DHCP server service for your local network, see Appendix C.

        • An overview of the concepts and settings used by Setup. Windows Small Business Server is optimized for the needs of a small business. Because of this, Setup uses best practices for configuring your local network, and it provides default values that are typical for a small business. For more information about the basic network concepts that are implemented by Setup, see Appendix B. For more information about the specific settings that are configured by Setup to meet the needs of a small business, see Appendix D.

        • An overview of administering and monitoring Windows Small Business Server 2003. To learn more about how to administer and monitor your computer running Windows Small Business Server 2003, see Chapter 4.

        • Information about how to back up your server running Windows Small Business Server is no longer included in this guide. It is recommended that you download and then print a copy of "Backing Up and Restoring Windows Small Business Server 2003" from the Microsoft Web site.

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