The following table lists the tools or technologies used in the procedures described in this guide. All tools should be accessed from a Windows Server 2003 server console, except in those cases where a link is provided.
|Disk Defragmenter||Tool used to analyze volumes for fragmentation and perform defragmentation.||Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Defragmenter|
|Backup||Tool used to perform backup and restore operations.||Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Backup|
|Srvinfo.exe||Tool used to gather system information from servers.||Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit|
|Windows® Management Instrumentation (WMI)||Provides for management capabilities. In this POG, specifically, it is used within Microsoft Visual Basic® Scripting Edition (VBScript).|
|DHCP Manager||Centralized management and monitoring tools used for modifying DHCP parameters. This can be found either in Administrative Tools after initial install of the DHCP service or via Adminpak.msi.||%systemroot%system32\ dhcpmgmt.msc|
|Event Viewer||Provides logs for transactional reactive review of system and service events. This technology is automatically installed with Windows Server 2003.||Start>Control Panel> Administrative Tools>Event Viewer |
Or to open Event Viewer using the command line:
Start>Run. In the Open box, type eventvwr.msc, and then click OK.
|System Monitor (formerly called Performance Monitor)||Provides detailed performance information on key metrics used to troubleshoot bottlenecks and degradation. It is automatically installed with Windows Server 2003.||Start>Control Panel> Administrative Tools> Performance |
Or to open System Monitor using the command line:
Start>Run. In the Open box, type perfmon, and then click OK.
|Task Manager||Offers an immediate view of system activity and performance. This technology is automatically installed with Windows Server 2003.||Right-click an empty space on the taskbar, and then click Task Manager.|
|Service Control (SC.exe)||Allows for general management of Windows services, including startup, shutdown, and status.||%systemroot%\system32\ sc.exe|
|Netsh (Netsh.exe)||Manages network services and configuration objects.||%systemroot%\system32\netsh.exe |
Or to open Netsh using the command line:
Start>Run. In the Open box, type netsh, and then click OK.
|Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools||Provides operations tools, scripts, and shortcuts to add and automate administrative functionality for Windows Server 2003. This kit is a separate installable package.||https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17657|
|Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access XP||Full-featured Microsoft Office desktop applications that can be used to create the reports and manage the data sets listed in this product operations guide.||Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access can be found either as stand-alone products or as parts of Microsoft Office XP.|
|Microsoft SQL Server™ (optional)||Can be used to manage enterprise-level volumes of management log, performance, and configuration data.||https://www.microsoft.com/sql-server/sql-server-2017|