?
Solved

Building a Web Server

Posted on 2005-03-07
3
Medium Priority
?
238 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
Hey everyone,

I've got Windows 2003 Standard running on a box, and I'm wanting to make it into a webserver that will also host email with Exchange and do the DNS lookup for the sites that it hosts.  

So far I've enabled the server as an application server, so IIS 6 is running.  My question is...what do I do next?

Do I install the DNS services, or configure Exchange???

I want this to all tie together so that I can host my website on it and have the sme box do the email for that site's name.  

Any help is greatly appreciated (o:

0
Comment
Question by:inverted_2000
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 33

Accepted Solution

by:
humeniuk earned 2000 total points
ID: 13481671
You should get DNS (and IIS) up and running before installing Exchange.  A couple of tutorials that you might find useful:

Configuring a DNS server on Win2k3 - www.simongibson.com/intranet/dns2003
Configuring IIS6 - www.simongibson.com/intranet/iis6

I don't have anything similar for Exchange, but the MS info is pretty good (if wordy) - www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/2003/library/depguide.mspx.  Also invaluable: www.msexchange.org.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:inverted_2000
ID: 13482176
ty
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:humeniuk
ID: 13482299
Glad to be able to help.  Thanks for the A.
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Recently, I had the need to build a standalone system to run a point-of-sale system. I’m running this on a low-voltage Atom processor, so I wanted a light-weight operating system, but still needed Windows. I chose to use Microsoft Windows Server 200…
ADCs have gained traction within the last decade, largely due to increased demand for legacy load balancing appliances to handle more advanced application delivery requirements and improve application performance.
Look below the covers at a subform control , and the form that is inside it. Explore properties and see how easy it is to aggregate, get statistics, and synchronize results for your data. A Microsoft Access subform is used to show relevant calcul…
Kernel Data Recovery is a renowned Data Recovery solution provider which offers wide range of softwares for both enterprise and home users with its cost-effective solutions. Let's have a quick overview of the journey and data recovery tools range he…

578 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question