Windows Server 2003

1. WINDOWS SERVER 2003 2. Windows Server 2003 different Versions 3. Hardware requirement for Windows Server 2003 4. HCL - Hardware Compatibility List 5. Keep following points in mind before Upgrade Migrate 6. Upgrade from previous OS 7. WINDOWS SERVER 2003 INSTALLATION 8. Windows Server 2003 Activation 9. MANAGING LICENSING 10. Administrating License Logging Services 11. Managing Software Installation and Maintenance 12. Essential Administration Tools 13. Difference between RAID & WINDOW BACKUP 14. RAID Redundant Array of Inexpensive DISK 15. Disk Mirroring & Disk Duplexing 16. Disk partition and File System FAT, FAT32, NTFS 17. Remote Desktop for Administration & Terminal services 19. To connect to Remote Desktop Pc from Client PC do as follow 20. Remote Assistance 21. Difference between RAID & WINDOW BACKUP 22. SYSTEM STATE DATA 23. IP-ADDRESSING and IPV4 24. IPV6 [Internet Protocol Version 6] 25. Signed & Unsigned Driver 26. Hardware Profile 27. CHKDSK.EXE (Check Disk) 28. Disk Defragmenter(DFRG.MSC) 29. Introduction to AD [Active Directory] 30. Difference between WORKGROUP & DOMAIN 31. Operating System that support Active Directory 32. FSMO [Flexible Single Master Operation] 33. GC (GLOBAL CATALOG) Server 34. Site 35. Disk Defragmenter (DFRG.MSC) 36. AD replication 37. AUTHORITATIVE Restore 38. TOOLS to Troubleshoot Active Directory Installation 39. Understanding USER, GROUP & COMPUTER 40.GROUP ACCOUNTS 41. User Profile 42. Roaming User Profile 43. Mandatory User Profile 44. Attrib (Attribute) 45. Taking Ownership 46. Copying and Moving Files and Folders 47. Server Roles for WINDOWS SERVER 2003 48. AVAILABILITY & SECURITY 49. General Server Security Issues 50. OSI MODEL 51. Data Encapsulation 52. TCP/IP or DoD Model 53. Protocol Working at Host to Host (Transport) layer 54. NETWORK MONITOR 55. Internet Information Services 55. Monitoring Tools 54. DNS [Domain Name System] 55. DNS ZONE 56. Remote Access Authentication Process 57. Remote Access
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Keep following points in mind before Upgrade / Migrate tutorials



Typically does not require reinstallation of applications.

Require reinstallation of applications.

Does not require additional Storage space, as migration of files is not required.

Require more storage space or devices, as you need to migrate old files.

Simple setup process.

Need some technical assistant for migrating files.

Time saving

Reinstallation of application will be time consuming job.

Retain user settings, application settings and files without additional efforts.

You need to perform additional efforts to backup and then restore those files.

Recommended for SOHO segment

Recommended for large enterprise who need standardized environment.

However, Keep in mind that applications from previous Operating system may not work correctly on new Operating system.


Upgrade does not allow changing operating system edition.


Exploits such as virus, malware, spyware might get extended to upgraded operating system.

As you perform clean install and then migrate data, while installing applications only righteous applications will be installed.


Allows installing any edition of operating system that is supported by hardware.


After installing new Operating System, we can immediately install virus scanner, firewall and appropriate software to safeguard new operating system from virus, malware and so on.


Process of Upgrade


Process of Migration

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