After the configuration of the networking hardware, a network software package such as Windows 95, Windows for Workgroups, NetWare Lite, or Artisoft LANtastic, must be installed on each of the client computers to allow the communication of information between the PCs, hard disks, printers and other devices. Hard disk drives, floppy disk drives, directories, printers, and other network resources can be added or removed from the network with the support of the software [JHa08]. However, networking printing in this model is controlled and managed by the server.After planning and establishing all the pre-requisites, the installation of the Windows Server will be fairly easy. Pre-requisites might include identification of the business needs, network goals,
Running Head: week 1 individual project4and making cross—checking the checklist of requirements for the installation of the Server. To install the Windows Server 2008,1.Insert the installation media – may be on DVD or on a USB memory stick and reboot the computer. The computer will load the files automatically2.The installation prompts for customization of the language and the region. Here, the user selects the appropriate language and location settings to be used by the server, then clicks Next button that gives a new screen prompting the user to install the server.
Running Head: week 1 individual project53.In this step, the installation will require the user to activate the product using the product ID provided by the vendor of the installation medium. However, the user scan choose the “Next” option to activate the product after the installation has finished.If the user does not provide the product ID, the installation cannot determine the program editionto be installed. The following screen appears asking the user to select the right edition to be configured on the machineHowever, with thecorrect ID, the user will have to select the operating system to install – full edition or server core installation.
Running Head: week 1 individual project64.To proceed, check the license terms checkbox followed by the Next button.