This chapter reviews the installation of Windows Server 2003.
It discusses a number of hardware configurations and setup options and reviews potential obstacles. Several recipes are discussed in this chapter, and most of them use minimum hardware requirements; keep that in mind when ordering your server. We also explain how to achieve a fresh install or upgrade with many different server configurations. This chapter helps you prepare for any troubleshooting issues that you may need to deal with for a successful installation. Several other topics, including SQL Server, ASP, IIS, and Exchange, are also covered to help you understand how they are incorporated into Windows Server 2003.
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