Install Windows Server 2003

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:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

We will read the Windows license agreement, if we are in agreement press "F8" to continue:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

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":

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

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:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

It will start the process of formatting the partition selected for installation:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

After the formatting will start the copy of files from the system in the selected partition:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

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":

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

We will introduce data Windows (name and organisation name), for example "Angry":

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

Enter the product key that is obtained from the acquisition of the license to the operating system:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

Select the method of license, by server or device or user, in our case "Per device or per user":

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

Enter the name that will have this equipment in the network, in our case "srvdatos" and the password for the administrator user:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

If the password does not meet the safety requirements, it will display a notice like the following:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

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:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

The installation wizard will start the installation and configuration of the network:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

We will mark "Custom settings":

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

Select "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" and click "Properties":

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

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:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

After setting up the network press 'Next' to continue:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

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":

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

The installation wizard will start copying files and the preparation of the system for the first time:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

It will reboot, when it has loaded press Control + Alt + Delete:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

Enter the password of the Admin user:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

Since it is the first time that we started session will create the "Administrator" user's desktop:

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

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):

Installation of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

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