Changes to Functionality in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1

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      Applies To:Windows Server 2003 with SP1
      This document specifically focuses on thechanges between earlier versions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows
      Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) and reflects thecurrent thinking of MicrosoftaboutService Pack 1 and its implications
      for IT professionals and developers.Examples and details are provided for several of thetechnologies thatareexperiencing the
      biggest changes.
      The goal for Service Pack 1 is to build on theTrustworthy Computing efforts of Microsoft that wereapplied in Windows
      Server 2003.For an overview of the MicrosoftTrustworthy Computing initiative, see“Trustworthy Computing Defined,” on the
      Microsoft Web siteat
      Windows Server 2003 SP1 incorporates many of thechanges in functionality introduced with Windows XP Service Pack 2 (XP
      SP2), so thereare many changes that were documented for Windows XP SP2 thatarereiterated in this document.
      Information that is not directly related to a technology area is contained in the Appendices section.
      A downloadablecopy of this document is available on the Microsoft Download Center at
      Document History
      This is thethird release of this document for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
      Added new sections: Distributed FileSystem (DFS) in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Distributed Transaction
      Coordinator, Internet Information Services (IIS) in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, .NETFramework for x64-based
      operating systems,Terminal Services in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
      Revised sections: Access-based Enumeration, Data Execution Prevention, DCOM Security Enhancements, Post-Setup
      Security Updates, RemoteInstallation Services (RIS) for 64-bit operating systems,Windows Firewall
      Other Resources and Feedback
      If you haveany other questions thatare notanswered by this paper, “Windows Server 2003 Resources for IT Professionals” on
      TechNet has links to many other resources regarding Windows Server 2003.This pageis updated periodically with the most
      recent information that is available.
      In addition, weappreciatefeedback on our documentation and our product.Thefollowing resources areavailableto you for
      providing feedback:
      Windows Server 2003 Newsgroups
      Newsgroups area great placeto ask questions of other users and find general information about other users’ experiences with
      Windows Server 2003. You can examinesome of the newsgroups using a Web browser on the Microsoft Web siteat
      Product Support Services
      If you are having a problem with your computer after installing Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1,check the product
      support Web site on first to seeif your issue has been identified in Frequently Asked Questions or by a
      Knowledge Basearticle. If not,you can contact ProductSupportServices to get help with your issue.To start, see
      “Windows Server 2003 Support Center” on the Microsoft Web siteat
      Microsoft Wish Program
      If you havea suggestion about how to improvea featurein Windows thatyou would likeconsidered for the next service pack
      or major Windows version,you can contact the Microsoft Wish Program and tell them your idea.To find out how to send a
      comment or suggestion, see“How to Contact the Microsoft Wish Program” on the Microsoft Knowledge Base Web siteat
      Documentation feedback
      If you haveany comments or suggestions about Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 documents, on the Web version of this
      document on the Microsoft Web siteat the bottom of the page,click Comments and tell us whatyou think. Notethat this is
      only for comments on the documentation, not the product itself

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