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Lab Set-up Guide #1

Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition - Install

Revision 1.0 • Writen by Leo • November 11, 2009

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DISCLAIMER By referring to this document. Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 2 .com. The author pays his best attention to provide correct information herein. FEEDBACK Please send your feedback to tsuhi02@gmail. This document however does not talk about: Initial network configuration ActiveDirectory set-up to form any sort of Domain Controller COPYRIGHT This document is provided to users in “as is” basis. however does not guarantee the correctness of the content. as a user.Lab Set-up Guide Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition INSTALLATION STEPS SCOPE A lab set-up procedure to install Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition on x86 based machine. you must understand that the author of this document will not be responsible for your direct or indirect/predictable/unpredictables damage or loss caused by referring to this document. Duplication of this document in any forms partially or wholly is now permitted by the copyright laws of the respective countries.

An IP Address 4. An internet connection for updating and authenticating Windows (Go on to next page) Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 3 .Preparation You need to prepare the following items before you start installation. A Computer Name 3. Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Product Key 2. 1.

It will ask you you would like to install or recover. (Go on to next page) Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 4 .Installing Windows 2003 R2 1. Booting from CD- ROM.Detailed Steps . Boot from the CD ROM. License Agreement This is the screen asking if you agree to the license agreement. It will give you “Windows Setup” screen. Since you are installing new Windows 2003. Welcome Screnn The left is “Welcome” screen. 3. 2. Press F8 to proceed. Wait until next screen comes up. simply press [Enter].

choose NTFS. Choose Format Type Now the installer asks you how to format the drive. 5. 6. Setup in progress. Otherwise press [ENTER]. It asks which partition to install Windows 2003. Unless you have special need to use FAT32 file system. you would like to choose one without. the left should appear. if your hard drive has never been formatted. (Go on to next page) Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 5 . The installer will copy the files for a while. You can use quick format by choosing selection with „(Quick).‟ However. If you are planning to install other operating system. Wait until you see the next screen to choose the regional language. Partition If you are installing operating system for the first time. 4. here‟s your opportunity to partition the disk.

9. 8. press [Next]. but since this is lab setting. Unless you need otherwise. Product Key Enter product key that comes with CD-ROM or obtained from MSDN. This will be on your PC. Press [Next]. it can be anything. Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 6 . press [Next]. Choosing Language This screen allows you to choose the keyboard type and how numbers. Unless you need otherwise. Personalization Enter your name and organization. date and time are displayed. 7.

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press [Next]. Windows 2003 requires users to follow certain password policy by default. 10. (Go on to the next page) Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 8 . Password too weak. For lab setting. press [Next]. installer allows you to move on. Computer Name This screen asks you to type in computer name and Administrator‟s password. If you are mixing with pre- Windows 2000 servers. License Mode Microsoft provides two different license modes. 11. 11e. A failure to comply with such policy result in the dialog on the left. This must reflect to the number of license you bought. However. This password is for local administrator. this name must be less or equal to 15 bytes in length. Unless you need otherwise. Press [Next].

Choose appropriate timezone. 14. 12. Installation in progress. Time Zone This screen asks you the timezone and the current time. Press [Next]. Press [Next]. The installer start copying files. Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 9 . Network Type Unless you want to delete some of the protocols that will come with typical setting.” Press [Next]. it is not necessary to choose “custom. Wait until the next dialog. and change it to the current time. 13.

Press [Next].(Go on to the next page) 15. The installer start copying files. Press [Next]. Because we are trying to prepare a universal server that can be configured as a domain controller. 16. Workgroup or Domain? This is where installer asks you if you want to add this server to the domain. Wait until the next dialog. Installation in progress. Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 10 . please choose default.

[ALT] and [DELETE] keys at the same time. (Go on to the next page) 18. 17. First log on This is the first log on. Local Logon Enter password for Administrator. Please click [CTRL]. Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 11 . Then click [OK].

Second CD in progress Installer copies files for R2. Then click [OK]. Windows 2003 R2 Wizard You will be asked if you would like to see the new feature. Put your CD in the tray. 20. Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 12 . 19. (Go on to the next page) 21. Second CD You need the second installation CD. Wait until the next dialog comes up. Click [OK].

Now click [Finish] to work on patches. Installation Complete. The portion of 2003 R2 installation is complete. 22. (Go on to the next page) Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 13 .

The following steps have step numbers larger than 101 for future revision purposes. Also. 101. If you are familiar with applying the patch. N. 2. (Go on to the next page) Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 14 . Click “Update this server” link. but they are not necessary. Schedule auto-update. 1. apply other patches. Warnings For the first time you are running Windows Update. Click [OK] to close dialog boxes. Second CD You are asked to complete two tasks. 1. 2. Updating the server so that server is secure. If applicable. 102.Applying Patches This section talks about the general patching procedure.B. Internet Explorer will give you number of warnings. here is the guideline. Apply the patches until no further recommended patches are shown on Windows Update. you need to authenticate Windows when you have time or Windows will not work after 60 days.Detailed Steps .

105. 104. Click [Install]. (Go on to the next page) Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 15 . Windows Update Install Click [Install Now] to move on. Enabling ActiveX Because ActiveX is disabled. you need to activate it by right- clicking the yellow bar that shows up on Internet Explorer. 103. Install Confirmation Here‟s the confirmation to install the ActiveX control. Then click “Install ActiveX Control” to move on.

B. Click [Express] to start installing patches. Checking progress While you are applying the patches. Applying patches sometimes requires server reboot. please click [YES]. (Go on to the next page) Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 16 . 107. Security Confirmation When you are prompted by Internet Explorer for trusted sites. Windows Update Now Microsoft give you selection. You will come back here to repeat steps. Wait until any dialog comes back to ask you anything. 107e. [Express] to patch most critical and recommend patches. 106. you see the progress bar within your browser. N.

108e. 109. sometimes the installation dialog is behind the browser. Go back to step 106 until recommended patches will not be displayed. Installation Click [Install Updates] to start installing patches. Install Progress This type of progress bar is something you see. In case of Internet Explorer. Click “I Accept” to move on. you will be asked to agree on the license terms. Keep eye on it and follow the dialog. Agreement Once in a while. (END OF PROCEDURE) Lab Setup Guide • Windows 2003 Server Enterprise Edition Installation • Written by Leo • 17 . 108.