If your system administrators are not certified in Windows Server 2003 R2, or are unfamiliar with Windows Server 2003 R2, they can attend the following Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) courses or receive equivalent training:
- Course 2273: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows
Server 2003 Environment
- Course 2274: Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003
- Course 2275: Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003
- Course 2276: Implementing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Network Infrastructure: Network Hosts
- Course 2277: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure: Network
- Course 2278: Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows
Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
- Course 2279: Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory
- Course 1562: Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Networking
- Course 2153: Implementing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network
- Course 2154: Implementing and Administering Microsoft Windows
2000 Directory Services
To learn about current course offerings for Windows Server 2003 R2, see Microsoft Learning.
Windows Server 2003 Basics
- Comparison of Windows Server 2003
Editions provides an overview of currently available versions
of Windows Server products. If you plan to deploy your shared Web
hosting servers using centralized management through Active
Directory, you may use any version except the Web Edition.
- The provides administrators with a number of tools including
utilities and management interfaces referred to in the deployment
steps of this guide.
- For more information about using NT Backup, visit the Windows Server 2003 Tech Center to see the
product documentation for your version of Windows Server
- To learn how to use the Registry Editor on a server running
Windows Server 2003, see How To Use the Windows XP and Windows Server
2003 Registry Editor Features.
- You can stay current on Microsoft-related security issues and
updates by subscribing to the Security Notification Service at
Microsoft Technical Security Notifications.
You will receive automatic notification of security issues by
- The is an extensive guide to methods you can use to secure
Windows Server 2003-based servers in your shared Web hosting
- You can find current security virus information on the List of antivirus software vendors Web
Windows Script Host
- Windows Script Host is built into all current Microsoft
operating systems starting with Microsoft Windows 98. You can find
WSH documentation and other reference materials including VBScript
and Microsoft JScript at Scripting.
- The Script Center is a growing collection of
scripts for system administrators that can be used to get started
in scripting standard tasks.