The Windows 2003 support tools are a collection of resources with the aim of assisting administrators to simplify management tasks. These include: troubleshooting operating systems, configuring networking and security features, managing Active Directory, and automating application deployment. With the use of these tools, the user is able to pin-point problematic issues with the system and will therefore be able to find a solution more easily.
Active directory has been around since the release of Windows 2000 several years ago, and is now a standard sight in many offices. Its inclusion marked a radical change at the heart of the Windows Server platform, one that people are still adjusting to today. In this article, we will be taking a brief look at the history of Active Directory, as well as the current version, Active Directory 2003, and possible future inclusions to the platform.
This document is intended to give the reader a brief introduction to the Windows 2003 POP3 service – just one of the many new features offered by the Windows 2003 Server family.