Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

server management missing in small business server 2003

Posted on 2014-11-07
3
Medium Priority
?
164 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-11
I cannot locate launchconsole of a sbs 2003 sp2 server. How can I replace the missing module on the system. Is there another way to add more user licenses without server management?
0
Comment
Question by:marshallsmith
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:marshallsmith
ID: 40428143
Activation.exe is also missing.
0
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
Don Thomson earned 2000 total points
ID: 40428209
From  -  http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/SBS_Small_Business_Server/Q_26897209.html


Try This

To reinstall these management consoles in SBS 2003, follow these steps:
Log on as an administrator to your SBS 2003 computer.
Insert Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 CD-ROM 1 into your computer's CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type the path of the Setup.exe file on the SBS 2003 CD-ROM 1, and then click OK. Alternatively, click Browse, navigate to the Setup.exe file on SBS 2003 CD-ROM 1, click Open, and then click OK.
In the Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 Setup Wizard, click Set Up Windows Small Business Server.
On the Welcome to Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Setup page, click Next.
On the Setup Requirements page, click Next.
On the Windows Configuration page, click Next.
On the Component Selection page, click the down-arrow next to Server Tools in the Action list, and then click Maintenance.
In the Action list, click the down-arrow next to Administration, and the click Reinstall.
Click Next, and then on the Components Summary page, click Next.
On the Finishing Your Installation page, click Finish.
Click OK to restart your computer.
Log on as the administrator to complete the installation.
0
 

Author Comment

by:marshallsmith
ID: 40436221
I got to the configuration page, but there was no option for maintenance under tools. The closest choice was admin tools, but I could deselect all the other options. I have checked with another sbs 2003 server and the server mgt command is launchconsole.exe
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

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

My previous article  (http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Windows_Server_2008/A_4466-A-beginners-guide-to-installing-SCCM2007-on-Windows-2008-R2-Server.html)detailed one possible method to get SCCM 2007 installed an…
Restoring deleted objects in Active Directory has been a standard feature in Active Directory for many years, yet some admins may not know what is available.
Sometimes it takes a new vantage point, apart from our everyday security practices, to truly see our Active Directory (AD) vulnerabilities. We get used to implementing the same techniques and checking the same areas for a breach. This pattern can re…
We’ve all felt that sense of false security before—locking down external access to a database or component and feeling like we’ve done all we need to do to secure company data. But that feeling is fleeting. Attacks these days can happen in many w…
Suggested Courses

721 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