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Manage Windows Server 2003 remotely with advanced tools

Explore the design goals and implementation of Remote Desktop in Windows Server 2003

As an IT Professional administering Windows Server 2003, you may as well be on call 24/7. In such a fast-paced environment, secure remote access to the servers is essential. Windows Server 2003 incorporates a set of features that simplify secure remote access and provide you with tools for managing and troubleshooting enterprise servers.

The white paper "Remote Administration of Windows Servers Using Remote Desktop for Administration" explores the design goals and implementation of Remote Desktop in Windows Server 2003 and explains how an enterprise can use this feature for off-site server management.

The IT white paper explains how Remote Desktop for Administration is used to remotely manage Windows Server 2003 servers by providing operators and administrators with remote access to typical back-end servers and domain controllers. The administrator has access to the graphical user interface-based tools that are available in the Windows environment, even if the remote computer is not a Windows-based computer.

Some of the features of Remote Desktop for Administration discussed in the white paper include:

  • Remote upgrades, reboots, promotion, and demotion of domain controllers.
  • Access to servers over low-bandwidth connections, with up to 128-bit encryption.
  • Negligible impact on server performance and no impact on application compatibility.
  • Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) feature set.
  • Using Remote Desktop for Administration to remotely manage computers running Windows Server 2003 can greatly reduce administrative overhead in any Windows Server 2003 enterprise environment. Download the IT white paper on Remote Desktop for Administration and gain significant advantages and efficiency from these integrated tools.

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