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adding services to administrative tools

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Hello experts,
i am wondering how to add services (on my windows 2003 server) to administrative tools.
I need to add (so far) DNS settings to access them via >administrative tolls>DNS, they are not available right now as an option.
But i can see the sevice available under ">administrative tolls>services>DNS Client"

Help is appriciated
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by:oBdA
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You need to install adminpak.msi (on any server installation in the system32 folder) for the administrative tools.
If you only want to install certain tools (instead of all the tools in the package), check here:
How to use Adminpak.msi to install a specific server administration tool in Windows
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=314978

Oh, and, no, the DNS *Client* service is *not* the DNS server!
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by:sh2gr
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Hi oBdA,

i see the adminpak.msi installed under system32.
I am using windows 2003 web edition, Microsoft product info does not list the adminpak.msi with that edition but i have it installed......somehow confused. :-)
However, it is available for download
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c16ae515-c8f4-47ef-a1e4-a8dcbacff8e3&displaylang=en

does this download include the DNS management?

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That's a rather old version; if for whatever reason you don't want to install from the system32 folder, check here:
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 Administration Tools Pack
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=E487F885-F0C7-436A-A392-25793A25BAD7&displaylang=en

The default install includes the tools as described in the KB article I linked above (which includes the DNS MMC).
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by:sh2gr
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stupid me ...
i have installed SP2 and this one includes the admin tools pack.
Have installed the adminpak.msi from system 32..... but now the hard stuff starts...configuring dns server :-)
But this is another question i will post now.
Thanks oBdA
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