Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2003
THE CHAPTERS IN THIS BOOK ARE LAID out roughly in the order you would perform a production Windows Server 2003 deployment. Let's start off with setting up a server. This chapter covers the following topics:
Before installing or upgrading production servers, you should read the chapters covering IP-based services in Windows Server 2003, especially name resolution and DNS. If you are deploying servers within a domain, or you plan on upgrading an existing domain, you should get familiar with the requirements of Active Directory (AD) and network access security.