In This Chapter
Using Software Update Services.
Automating administration via scripting.
Backing up your server.
Using Automated System Recovery.
Maintenance is a curious area for the Windows Server 2003 editions. In some ways, you'll find that the product hasn't changed much from Windows 2000. In other ways, you won't recognize the product because so much has changed. The biggest changes come in areas of totally new or improved functionality, such as Automated System Restore (ASR) and Software Update Services. Other major maintenance tools, such as Windows's built-in backup and restore application, have changed very little.
Hotfix and service pack management is one of the biggest areas of improvement in Windows Server ...