First of all we boot the server and enter the CD of installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2, should be properly configured the BIOS to boot from the CD. Run the installation wizard for Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2. Press "Enter" to start the installation:
We will read the Windows license agreement, if we are in agreement press "F8" to continue:
Select the partition in which Windows Server 2003, install if it is an empty partition press "Enter" to continue. From this window we can change the size of the partition and create new partitions (following the steps listed), in our case, since we have an empty partition to install the operating system, select it and press "Intro":
Note: since the previous window also partitions can be deleted, but it should proceed with caution as all data that contain will be deleted.
Since it is the first time that we use this disk select "format the partition using the NTFS file system (is not recommended to use FAT as important features of Windows 2003 will be lost). The difference between normal and "fast" is that "quick" does not a surface analysis, while "normal" Yes performs it. At this point we must proceed with caution because formatting, we will remove the information that is in the partition:
It will start the process of formatting the partition selected for installation:
After the formatting will start the copy of files from the system in the selected partition:
Starts the wizard in graphical mode, the first window will be the locale and language, you can change the language and locale by clicking "Customize" and "Details":
We will introduce data Windows (name and organisation name), for example "Angry":
Enter the product key that is obtained from the acquisition of the license to the operating system:
Select the method of license, by server or device or user, in our case "Per device or per user":
Enter the name that will have this equipment in the network, in our case "srvdatos" and the password for the administrator user:
If the password does not meet the safety requirements, it will display a notice like the following:
With the text:
You have specified a password for the administrator account which does not meet the requirements of a secure password. He is recommended that you use a password that meets the first two requirements from the list below, and at least three of the others:
- It contains, at least 6 characters.
- It does not contain "Administrator" or "Admin".
- It contains uppercase letters (A, B, C, etc.).
- Contains lowercase letters (a, b, c, etc.).
- It contains numbers (0, 1, 2, etc.).
- It contains characters that are not alphanumeric (#, &, ~, etc.).
- By clicking "Yes" will continue the installation.
Configure the values of date and time, as well as the time zone:
The installation wizard will start the installation and configuration of the network:
We will mark "Custom settings":
Select "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" and click "Properties":
We check "Use the following IP address" and enter the IP address of the server. It is highly recommended that the server has a fixed IP:
After setting up the network press 'Next' to continue:
Since we have not a domain on our network, in the "Workgroup or computer domain" window we will mark "No, this computer is not on a network or is on a network without a domain. Make that this computer is a member of the next GroupOf work", in our case"GAJPDSOFT":
The installation wizard will start copying files and the preparation of the system for the first time:
It will reboot, when it has loaded press Control + Alt + Delete:
Enter the password of the Admin user:
Since it is the first time that we started session will create the "Administrator" user's desktop:
To be the first time that we started session will show us the window of safety Actualizacioones after the installation of Windows Server. It is highly recommended to update the server (update all security patches):