Sistem de operare: Windows
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) delivers on Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing initiative and illustrates Microsoft’s commitment to continually creating software products with enhanced security, increased reliability, and simplified administration. Windows Server 2003 SP2 builds upon the impressive track record of the award-winning Windows Server 2003 operating system by introducing numerous refinements in addition to supplying cumulative system updates. Deploying SP2 will help enterprises across all industries and segments enhance security, increase reliability, and simplify administration through guided attack surface reduction.
What Is in Service Pack 2?
Service Pack 2 provides convenient, comprehensive access to the latest updates, enhancements, and new features for Windows Server 2003. Each of these components allows customers to better leverage the enhanced security, reliability, and performance of Windows Server 2003.
Scalable Networking Pack (SNP)
Enhancements to Existing Features
The enhancements to Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 include:
Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
Enabling ‘Firewall Per Port’ Authentication
Microsoft Management Console 3.0 (MMC 3.0)
Wireless Protected Access 2 (WPA2)
Expanded Windows Server 2003 Datacenter SKUs
Release of MUI Packs to insure greater compatibility between base and MUI language
Performance Improvements for SQL Servers
Enhanced discoverability options in MSConfig
Improved IPsec filter management
Performance Improvements under Windows Virtualization
Increased default storage for Message Queuing
Improvements to DCDIAG Domain Name Service tests
New Events for Cluster Service Accounts
Each of these key updates, enhancements, and new features provided with Windows Server 2003 SP2 will be covered in greater detail in the following sections.
In addition, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 supports 9 new localized languages for the Windows Server 2003 x64 SKUs.