Server Management

Standard Management is a snap-in in Server Management designed for people who have full responsibility for managing Windows Small Business Server 2003. It contains the necessary management components and tools for routine management. Server Management also includes an Advanced Management snap-in that contains less frequently used tools. For more information about Advanced Management, see Advanced Management.

Standard Management comes preconfigured with the following management components.

 

Management component Description

To Do List

Contains links to the tools and information necessary to complete the configuration of Windows Small Business Server 2003. For more information, see Complete the To Do List.

Information Center

Contains links to documentation and Web resources specific to Windows Small Business Server 2003. For more information, see Information Center.

Internal Web Site

Contains tools that help manage and customize your company's internal Web site. For more information, see Manage Your Company's Internal Web Site.

Monitoring and Reporting

Contains tools that enable you to view current server performance and usage reports, view event logs and services, and set up or modify monitoring configurations. For more information, see Monitor Small Business Server.

Internet and E-mail

Contains tools that help you configure a firewall, Internet and remote access, e-mail, and phone and modem options. For more information, see Manage Internet and E-mail.

Shares

Contains tools that enable you to view and manage shared folders on the computer running Windows Small Business Server 2003. For more information, see Manage Shared Folders.

Backup

Contains tools that enable you to view backup status, to define and implement a backup schedule, and to perform regular system and data backups on the computer running Windows Small Business Server 2003. For more information, see Manage Small Business Server Backup.

Licensing

Contains tools that help you view, activate, back up, and restore Windows Small Business Server 2003 client access licenses. For more information, see Compilation of Activation and Licensing Help at the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=46577).

Users

Contains tools that help you create, modify, and delete user accounts. For more information, see Manage Users.

Client Computers

Contains tools that help you create computer accounts, connect client computers to the network, and assign and deploy client applications. For more information, see Manage Client Computers.

Server Computers

Contains tools that help you add Windows-based servers to the Windows Small Business Server 2003 network, connect to computers using Terminal Services, and view event logs and services. For more information, see Manage Server Computers.

Printers

Contains tools that help you manage network printers and print jobs. For more information, see Manage Printers.

Distribution Groups

Contains tools that help you add and remove distribution groups and modify the properties of existing distribution groups. For more information, see Manage Distribution Lists.

Security Groups

Contains tools that help you add and remove security groups and modify the properties of existing security groups. For more information, see Manage Security Groups.

User Templates

Contains tools that help you add and remove user templates, modify the properties of existing user templates, and import or export user templates from or to another computer running Windows Small Business Server 2003. For more information, see Manage User Templates.

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