How to Install the Windows Administrative Tools Pack
Topic Last Modified: 2007-02-08
This procedure outlines how to install the Windows Administrative Tools Pack. By installing the Windows Administrative Tools Pack, you can use the workstation to remotely manage servers running Windows XP Professional.
|Exchange Server 2003 does not run on 64-bit editions of Windows Server 2003. Exchange Server 2003 management tools for remote administration can be installed on a computer running supported versions of Windows such as Windows Server 2003, or Windows Server 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4). Exchange Server 2003 management tools cannot be installed on a computer running Windows Vista.|
You must set up a management station before you install the Windows Administrative Tools Pack. To set up a management station, follow these steps:
Install Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP 1 or later on the workstation. For more information about installing Windows XP Professional SP1 or later and adding the workstation to the domain, see your Windows XP Professional documentation.
Join the Windows XP Professional workstation to the domain that includes the Exchange 2003 organization.
On the dedicated management workstation, go to Microsoft Knowledge Base article 304718, How to use the Administration Tools Pack to remotely administer computers that are running Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000, and follow the instructions.
For more information, see How to Set Up a Management Station Using Windows XP Professional SP1 or Later.