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2answers
477 views

How can I deploy Windows Server 2003 with the latest service packs across my forest?

I have a number of servers running different NOS and I would like to get them all running the same standard platform. I have chosen Windows Server 2003 as I have some spare licences for it and it ...
5
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2answers
683 views

Automatically deploying Windows Server 2003 and 2008 unattended

We are currently using PXE boots to automate the installations and reinstallations of our dedicated servers. This is working great for all Linux based systems like Debian, CentOS, VMware and Ubuntu in ...
0
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1answer
125 views

OS X 10.7, shell scripting to Windows Server 2003 shared folder

I have a remote WS2003 machine that I can remote into to manage an IIS server. For convenience I also have the app root directly as a shared folder which I can mount in Finder on my OS X laptop. ...
0
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3answers
223 views

Unable to Deploy Application Using Active Directory and GPO

I'm unable to deploy an application using Active Directory and GPO, and I can't figure out why the deployment is not taking place. Below are the steps I took; does anyone know what is or could be ...
4
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1answer
91 views

Deploy a single XML file through a Windows Server 2003 AD network

I am a newbie with AD and I was wondering if there was an easy way to deploy a single XML file (license file) to all computers in a Windows Server 2003 AD environment? Do I have to create an MSI file ...
0
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3answers
2k views

WDS Error: A connection to the deployment share could not be made

We currently have a WDS server that we use for imaging both Windows XP and Windows 7 machines. We use MDT 2010 to add drivers to the WIM files. It works for all of our existing hardware, but we ...
1
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3answers
52 views

Reasonable Location to Install Web Service on Server

Firstly, I'm a software developer and not qualified as any kind of system or server expert so I'm looking for advice in order to help me prevent faults on our server. I've written a modular system to ...
6
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2answers
399 views

Is there a Pre-deployment Windows Workstation Verification Program?

When deploying machines in our enterprise we run through a series of checks before deployment. Some of these include: Verify required files and folders have been copied to the computer Verify all ...
1
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1answer
298 views

Software deployment to Vista and Win7

How we can deploy software using GPO from Server 2003 to Vista or Win7?
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1answer
329 views

Remove English United States from unattend.txt

Hello I am trying to create an automated Windows Server 2003 build, everything is working fine, however, after the process has finished I am left with two keyboard layouts, English UK and English US. ...
0
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2answers
208 views

software package disappeared in GPO after access rights change

in GPO, this item Computer > Software settings > Assigned applications > IE8_package was on Security tab set "Authenticated users" to "Deny". After that it disappeared from GPO, it is ...
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6answers
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What are the popular (free?) options for application deployment?

I manage a small school network with about 150 machines. I am looking for an easy way to deploy software to all the machines without having to visit each one. I've used Symantec Ghost to get the ...
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3answers
337 views

Network Deploy Font Windows Server 2003

Is there an easy way to network deploy fonts with Windows Server 2003 and a Windows XP client base?
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7answers
5k views

Load balanced IIS Servers with ASP.NET InProc Session

Has anyone configured IIS 6.0 loadbalancing on win 2003 servers with ASP.NET app using InProc Sessions. How can this be achieved?