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Windows Server 2003 Feature Packs

On this page you'll find downloadable feature packs that provide all-new Windows Server 2003 solutions and functionality.

  • Active Directory Application Mode
    Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) is now available for download. Organizations, independent software vendors, and developers who want to integrate their applications with a directory service now have an additional capability within Active Directory that provides numerous benefits.
  • Automated Deployment Services
    With Automated Deployment Services (ADS), Microsoft is extending the Windows platform to enable faster, more flexible server deployment. Find out how ADS can help you streamline this process.
  • DSML Services for Windows
    DSML Services for Windows (DSFW) allows Active Directory access using SOAP over HTTP based on the OASIS DSML v2 specification.
  • Group Policy Management Console
    The Microsoft Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) is a new tool that unifies management of Group Policy across the enterprise. The GPMC consists of a new MMC snap-in and a set of programmable interfaces for managing Group Policy.
  • Identity Integration Feature Pack
    The Identity Integration Feature Pack for Microsoft Windows Server Active Directory manages identities and coordinates user details across Active Directory, Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM), Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server, and Exchange Server 2003 implementations.
  • Linux Guest Support for Virtual Server 2005 R2
    Download the Virtual Machine Additions for Linux, available from Microsoft Connect, to improve the experience of running qualified Linux distributions on Virtual Server 2003 R2.
  • Remote Control Add-on for Active Directory Users and Computers
    Remote Control is a small add-on that adds the option to right-click a computer account in the Active Directory MMC and choose Remote Control on that computer by opening a Terminal/Remote Desktop connection to that computer.
  • Scalable Networking Pack
    The Scalable Networking Pack delivers support for the next generation of networking hardware to provide scalability and performance enhancements to Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 or later. The architectural innovations provided in the Scalable Networking Pack include TCP Chimney Offload, Receive-side Scaling, and NetDMA.
  • Shadow Copy Client
    For computers running a version of Windows earlier than Windows Server 2003, you can download the Shadow Copy Client to take advantage of the intelligent file storage capabilities of the Shadow Copies of Shared Folders feature.
  • Windows Server Update Services
    Windows Server Update Services with Service Pack 1 (WSUS SP1) delivers updates for WSUS. This service pack includes support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and the forthcoming Microsoft Windows Vista operating system, and provides additional stability and performance improvements.
  • Virtual Server 2005 R2: Now Available as a Free Download
    Learn how you can use Virtual Server 2005 R2, now available as a free download, to increase hardware utilization and enable faster deployments of new servers.
  • Windows Rights Management Services
    Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services (RMS) for Windows Server 2003 is information protection technology that works with RMS-enabled applications to help safeguard digital information from unauthorized use—both online and offline, inside and outside of the firewall.
  • Windows Rights Management Services Client
    In order to run applications that provide functionality based on Windows RMS technologies and to develop with the RMS SDK, download the Windows RMS client.
  • Windows Services For UNIX
    Windows Services for UNIX (SFU) 3.5 provides the tools and environment that IT professionals and developers need to integrate Windows with UNIX and Linux environments.
  • Windows SharePoint Services
    Windows SharePoint Services is now available to help teams start creating Web sites for their information sharing and document collaboration needs.
  • Windows System Resource Manager
    Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM) is available for use with Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition and Datacenter Edition. WSRM provides resource management and enables the allocation of resources among multiple applications based on business priorities.