How to troubleshoot Server Manager problems in Windows Server 2003

August 23, 2020 by Luca Yagan


This guide describes some of the possible causes that Server Manager might cause in Windows Server 2003. It then presents some possible corrective actions that you can try to resolve for this problem. Server Manager is a Windows Server 2003 tool that you can use to manage Windows NT 4.0 (or Windows NT 3.51) domains and computers. Instead, use Active Directory and other Windows Server 2003 administration tools to manage Windows Server 2003 domains and computers.



Windows Server 2003 includes consoles that you can use to manage the server and other components of a Windows Server 2003 environment. You may be familiar with Active Directory users and computers, and Active Directory sites and services. The directory that contains Microsoft Management Consoles for a specific task.

How do I find Server Manager?

Do one of the following to open Server Manager if it is not already open.
  1. Click the Server Manager button on the Windows taskbar.
  2. On the home screen, click Server Manager.

Microsoft Operations Consoles were introduced in Windows 2000 to give administrators the ability to organize the tools they use to perform tasks. These consoles are made up of tools or rigs so that many tools can be grouped together.

One console that I use every day to manage Windows Server 2003 systems is Computer Management Console. Here you can view some of the system-specific tools.

Access To Computer Management Console

Is Windows Server 2003 still supported?

Microsoft ended support for the Windows Server 2003 operating system on July 14, 2015. [1] After this date, this product no longer receives: Security patches to protect your PC from malicious viruses, spyware, and other malware. Software and content updates.

To open Computer Management Console in Windows Server 2003, right-click the My Computer icon in the Start menu and left-click Manage. The Computer Management Console will open andwill display the local system that you are logged into by default. If you right-click a computer object in the left pane (or click the Action menu in the Console window) and select Connect to Another Computer, a window appears where you can enter and manage the Other Console System Name. Using this method for things like services and event logs saves a lot of time, especially when the systems you manage are widespread.

Note. You can access Computer Management Console in Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista by right-clicking My Computer (or Windows Vista Computer) and selecting Manage. You can also connect to any other supported operating system listed above. To do this, right-click the Local Computer object in the left pane of the console, select Connect to Another Computer, and enter the NetBIOS name of the system you want to access. The console will reboot and display information about the remote system.

Learn More About Console Snap-ins

Depending on the applications installed on your Windows Server 2003 system, additional items may be added to the computer's management console. For example, SQL Server and Internet Explorer install other components on this console.

Stay Tuned

In the next few tips, I'll describe the snap-ins of the PC Management Console in more detail. Each of these features makes it easier to manage and manage Windows Server 2003 systems.

Missing Windows Server 2003 Advice?

How do I enable server manager?

To open Computer Management Console in Windows Server 2003, right-click the My Computer icon in the Start menu and left-click Manage.

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