NOTE: You must have administrative permissions for the local computer to install and run Windows 2000 Administration Tools, and you must have Domain administrative permissions for the domain that you want to run administrative tasks on to remotely manage a server.
To install Windows 2000 Administration Tools on a local computer:
- Open the I386 folder on the appropriate Windows 2000 Server CD-ROM. The latest version of the Windows 2000 Administration Tools is on the latest Windows 2000 service pack CD-ROM.
- Double-click the Adminpak.msi file.
- Click Next, and then click Finish.
The Adminpak.msi file installs the Active Directory administrative tools, and other administrative tools, including the Terminal Services Client and Cluster Administrator.
- Start the System tool in Control Panel.
- On the Network Identification tab, click Properties.
- Under Member of, click Domain, type the name of the domain you want to join, and then click OK.
You are prompted to provide a user name and user password to join the computer to the domain.
- Click OK to close the System Properties dialog box.
You are prompted to restart your computer to apply your changes.
- Log on to Windows 2000 Professional workstation by using domain administrator credentials.
- Click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click any of the following server administrative tools that are included in Windows 2000 Administration Tools:
- Active Directory Domains and Trusts
- Active Directory Schema
- Active Directory Sites and Services
- Active Directory Users and Computers
- Certification Authority
- Cluster Administrator
- Connection Manager Administration Kit
- Distributed File System
- Internet Authentication Service
- Internet Services Manager
- QoS Admission Control
- Remote Boot Disk Generator (part of Remote Installation Services)
- Remote Storage
- Routing and Remote Access
- Terminal Services Manager, Licensing, and Client Connection Manager
For more information about using these tools, see Windows 2000 Server Help.
Article ID: 308196 - Last Review: Dec 16, 2009 - Revision: 1