Computer Management Overview
Updated: January 21, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
Computer Management overview
Computer Management is a collection of administrative tools that you can use to manage a single local or remote computer. It combines several administrative utilities into a console tree, and it provides easy access to administrative properties and tools.
You can use Computer Management to:
Monitor system events, such as logon times and application errors.
Create and manage shared resources.
View a list of users who are connected to a local or remote computer.
Start and stop system services, such as Task Scheduler and Indexing Service.
Set properties for storage devices.
View device configurations and add new device drivers.
Manage applications and services.
Computer Management contains three items: System Tools, Storage, and Services and Applications. For more information, see:
If you are not a member of the Administrators group, you may not have the administrative credentials required to view or modify some properties or to perform some tasks that Computer Management hosts.