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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Understanding USER, GROUP & COMPUTER tutorials

  • Names assigned to User, Group and Computer are used for assignment & reference purposes.

  • USER, GROUP & COMPUTER names must be unique can go up to 256 characters, however an associate display name only unto 64 characters.

  • By default Pre-windows 2000 name is the first 20 Characters of the standard name

  • Spaces, Period, Dashes and Underscore is allowed, however other special characters and symbols are not permitted.

  • Domain user accounts let users logon to network allow & access to domain resource

  • Each user account has a unique SID (Security Identifier) to identify the user to the windows server. A user can log on to the domain from any computer that is a member of the domain and can access resources on that computer or on other computers for which the domain user account has permission

  • Logon restrictions apply to users, not groups.



  • In order to logon to Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 each users need USER A/C. Here computers can be organized into 2 group



: :


ΐ : : :


Here SAMIR can’t start 2nd or 3rd PC, same way SUS can’t start 1st or 3rd Pc…etc

To use another Pc, his/her user name has to be created on ALL Pcs

All use a/c are stored on Domain controller here any user can logon to any Pc that are connected within domain

Username & Password is Authenticated By SAM (Security Accounts Manager)

Username & Password is Authenticated by AD (Active Directory) which is stored on DC (Domain Controller). When we install Domain Controller, SAM is migrated to AD

No Centralization management,

Easy to manage

Centralized Management

Complex, need Domain Administrator

Right Click My Computer – Manage – Local Users and Group or




Start – Administrative Tools – Active Directory User and Computer or





Create Local User & Multiple Users with Script file

  • On Local Computer (This can be used only on Local Computer)

  • Right Click - My Computer – Manage – Local User and Group or


  • Using Command on RUN

  • NET USER SAMIR p@ssw0rd /ADD

  • To delete user from local computer



Creating Domain User & Multiple Users using script

  • On DOMAIN Computer (Used to logon any computer, authenticated by DC)



  • Using Command on RUN

  • dsadd user cn=samir,cn=users,dc=server1,dc=com –pwd p@ssw0rd

Note:- You can create BAT file of above command using MS-Excel and create script file to add thousands of users in a flash.

  • You can use help on cmd prompt using dsadd user /?


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