How to set up Windows Deployment Services on 2003 SP2 Servers for Installs of Windows 2003 and XP

Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2003 (“W2K3” in this post) includes Windows Deployment Services (“WDS”). WDS replaces Remote Installation Services (“RIS”) on W2K3 SP1 and Windows 2000 servers. Upgrading from RIS to WDS is NOT covered here (see: Windows Deployment Services Update Step-by-Step Guide for Windows Server 2003 on TechNet Below is how to… Read more

Welcome to CSS Core Team blog site!

This is a brand new blog site dedicated to the specialty technologies supported by the Microsoft CSS Server Core teams. Topics in this blog will cover the following: Backup & restore Windows Failover Clustering Windows OS installation Data Protection Manager Storage Virtual Server/PC Deployment No boot and fail to boot scenarios Hardware We look forward… Read more