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Manage Windows Server 2003

Find operations guides, white papers, and other technical resources for managing Windows Server 2003 R2 and Windows Server 2003 infrastructures.

Configure and Manage Windows Server 2003

How to Use Windows Firewall with a Server Cluster
For deployments where Windows Firewall  is enabled for a server cluster running Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1), learn how to use the Security Configuration Wizard to configure the firewall so that the cluster nodes can communicate as needed.

Using Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 in a Managed Environment: Controlling Communication with the Internet
Read about the communication that flows between components in Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 and sites on the Internet, and steps to take to limit, control, or prevent that communication in an organization with many users.


Operations Guides and White Papers

Windows Server 2003 Operations
Find step-by-step, task-oriented Operations documentation designed to assist information technology (IT) operators and administrators with prescriptive guidance for how to operate, manage, and troubleshoot Windows Server 2003 technologies.

R2: Operations (R2 only)
Read the Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) Operations Guide for Windows Server 2003 R2 deployments.

IIS 6.0 Operations Guide
Learn how Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 with the Windows Server 2003 operating system provides integrated, reliable, scalable, secure, and manageable Web server capabilities over an intranet, the Internet, or an extranet.

Windows Server 2003: Operations White Papers
Find detailed technical descriptions and best practices for managing operations in Windows Server 2003.