How to use Adminpak.msi to install a specific server administration tool in Windows

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SUMMARY

This article describes how to install individual server administration tools from the following Administration Packs:
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Administration Pack (Adminpak.msi) on Windows 2000-based computers
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack (Adminpak.msi) on Microsoft Windows XP-based computers and on Windows Server 2003-based computers

    Note You can install Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack only on Windows XP-based computers and Windows Server 2003-based computers.
The Windows 2000 Adminpak.msi file is not available on the Windows 2000 Professional CD-ROM. But you can install it from the CD-ROM that is included with the following products:
  • Windows 2000 Server
  • Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Windows 2000 Datacenter
This article refers to this CD-ROM as the Windows 2000 CD-ROM.

To remotely administer Windows 2000-based and Windows Server 2003-based computers, you can install and run the administration tools from the Windows 2000 Adminpak.msi file on the following computers:
  • Windows 2000 Professional-based computers
  • Windows 2000 Server-based member computers
  • Windows 2000-based domain controllers
The Windows Server 2003 Adminpak.msi file is not available on the Windows XP Professional CD-ROM. But you can install it from the CD-ROM that is included with the following products:
  • Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition
  • Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
This article refers to this CD-ROM as the Windows Server 2003 CD-ROM.

To remotely administer Windows 2000-based and Windows Server 2003-based computers, you can install and run the administration tools from the Windows Server 2003 Adminpak.msi file on the following computers:
  • Windows XP Professional-based member computers
  • Windows Server 2003-based member computers
  • Windows Server 2003-based domain controllers
In rare cases, Windows 2000 administration tools have limitations when you use them to remotely administer Windows Server 2003-based computers. In rare cases, Windows Server 2003 administration tools have limitations when you use them to remotely administer Windows 2000-based computers. For more information about these limitations, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
304718 How to use the Administration Tools Pack to remotely administer computers that are running Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000

Use MSIEXEC to install a specific server administration tool that is contained in Adminpak.msi

By default, when you install the Administration Pack, all the available tools in the Administration Pack are installed. However, you can use Windows Installer command-line switches to install specific server administration tools.

For example, you can run the following command from a command prompt:
msiexec /i adminpak.msi ADDLOCAL=AdminToolAbbreviation /qb
NoteAdminToolAbbreviation is the abbreviated name of the server administration tool that you want to install and that is contained in the Windows 2000 Adminpak.msi file or the Windows Server 2003 Adminpak.msi file.

Note You must copy the Adminpak.msi file to a location on the hard disk that is included in the Windows path, or you must include the path of the Adminpak.msi file in the command line.

For example, to use the WINS snap-in to install a specific individual server administration tool, follow these steps:
  1. Insert the Windows 2000 Server or Windows 2000 Advanced Server CD into the CD drive.
  2. In Windows Explorer, open the I386 folder on the Windows 2000 Server CD or on the Windows 2000 Advanced Server CD.
  3. Copy the Adminpak.msi file to the %SystemRoot%\System32 folder on the hard disk.
  4. Type the following command at a command prompt, and then press ENTER:
    msiexec /i adminpak.msi ADDLOCAL=FeWINSConsole /qb
    To locate the WINS snap-in, click Start, point to Programs, and then click Administrative Tools.

Abbreviations for the Windows 2000 administration tools

You can use the method that is described in this article to install individual or additional Windows 2000 administration tools from the Windows 2000 Adminpak.msi file on Windows 2000-based computers by substituting the appropriate abbreviation of the server administration tool that you want to install. The following list contains more information about the abbreviations of the individual server administration tools.

Note When you use the abbreviated names of the server administration tools in the method that is described in this article, the abbreviated names are case sensitive. You must type the abbreviated name exactly the way it appears in the following table when you are using the Windows Installer command-line switches.
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AbbreviationServer administration tool
FeCERTConsoleCertification Authority
FeClusterConsoleCluster Administrator
FeCMAKConsoleConnection Manager Administration Kit
FeDHCPConsoleDHCP
FeDFSConsoleDistributed File System
FeDNSConsoleDNS
FeIASConsoleInternet Authentication Service
FeIISConsoleInternet Services Manager
FeACSConsoleQoS Admission Control
FeRSConsoleRemote Storage
FeRRASConsoleRouting and Remote Access
FeTAPIConsoleTelephony
FeTSClientConsoleTerminal Services Client
FeTSMgrConsoleTerminal Services Tools
FeWINSConsoleWINS
FeADToolsActive Directory Tools
Note Active Directory Tools include the following three snap-ins:
  • Active Directory Domains and Trusts
  • Active Directory Sites and Services
  • Active Directory Users and Computers
Terminal Services Tools include the following two snap-ins:
  • Terminal Services Licensing
  • Terminal Services Manager
You cannot install the Terminal Services snap-in individually.

Abbreviations for the Windows Server 2003 administration tools

To install individual or additional Windows Server 2003 administration tools from the Windows Server 2003 Adminpak.msi file on Windows XP Professional or Windows Server 2003 computers, use the method that is described in this article. Substitute the appropriate abbreviation of the server administration tool that you want to install in the command line. The following list contains more information about the abbreviations of the individual server administration tools.

Note When you use the abbreviated names of the server administration tools in the method that is described in this article, the abbreviated names are case sensitive. You must type the abbreviated name exactly the way it appears in the following table when you are using the Windows Installer command-line switches.

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AbbreviationServer administration tool and description
FeADMgmtConsole Active Directory Management: Manages the Active Directory
FeADToolsActive Directory: Use the Active Directory Tools to manage & administer directory service.
FeAZRolesAZRoles: Use Authorization Manager for Role-based administration and computer configuration.
FeCERTConsoleCertification Authority: Manages the Certification Authority service. The Certification Authority service issues certificates for public key security programs.
FeCMAKConsoleConnection Manager Administration Kit: Use the Connection Manager Administration Kit to build Connection Manager Service Profiles.
FeClusterConsoleCluster Administrator: Manages the Cluster service. The Cluster service improves the availability of server applications.
FeDFSConsoleDistributed File System: Use existing file shares to build a single logical namespace.
FeDHCPConsoleDHCP: Manages the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) service. The DHCP service dynamically allocates IP addresses to network computers.
FeDNSConsoleDNS: Manages the Domain Name System (DNS) service. The DNS service translates DNS computer names to IP addresses.
FeIASConsoleInternet Authentication Service: Uses the Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service (RADIUS) protocol to perform remote authentication.
FeIISAdminScriptsIIS Administration Scripts: Manages the Internet Information Service (IIS).
FeIPMgmtConsoleIP Address Management: Manages IP Addresses
FeNetLoadBalanceNetwork Load Balancing Manager: Manages the Network Load Balancing service.
FePKMgmtConsolePublic Key Management: Public Key Management
FeRISAdminRemote Installation Services: Use Remote Installation Services to support on-demand, image-based, operating system installations over a network connection from a RIS server to a client computer.
FeRSConsoleRemote Storage: Manages Remote Storage. Remote Storage automatically migrates data from infrequently accessed files to magnetic tapes or magneto-optical disks.
FeTAPIConsoleTelephony: Configures and manages the Telephony service.
FeTSMgrConsoleTerminal Services Manager: Use Terminal Services Manager to view information about terminal servers in trusted domains that includes all sessions, users, and processes for each terminal server. You can also use this tool to perform various actions to manage the server.
FeUDDIUDDI : Use UDDI Services to enable enterprise developers to efficiently publish, discover, share, and reuse Web services directly through their development tools and business applications.
FeWINSConsoleWINS: Manages the Windows Internet Name Service (WINS). WINS translates NetBIOS computer names to IP addresses.

Tools that appear in the Windows 2000 Adminpak.msi file but not in the Windows Server 2003 Adminpak.msi file

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AbbreviationServer administration tool
FeIISConsoleInternet Services Manager
FeACSConsoleQoS Admission Control
FeRRASConsoleRouting and Remote Access
FeTSClientConsoleTerminal Services Client

Troubleshooting

When you try to use Windows Installer command-line switches to install a server administration tool, you may receive the following error message:
Internal Error 2711
This issue may occur if you type the command line incorrectly. When you use the method that is described in this article, make sure that you type the abbreviated names of the server administration tools exactly as they appear in the tables earlier in this article.



REFERENCES

For more information about the Administration Tools in Windows 2000, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
216999 How to install the remote server administration tools in Windows 2000
269483 Windows 2000 Administration Tools Package (Adminpak.msi) updates

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Article ID: 314978 - Last Review: October 30, 2006 - Revision: 5.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
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