How to Configure Windows Server 2008 (Client-Server Network)

In a Client-Server network, basically one computer is the server and other computers are called nodes. The server computer have controls over nodes, it can restrict access of nodes. You can see a typical client-server model from wikipedia.

We will be using Windows Server 2008 to setup the server. We will be using one machine with Windows XP, one with Windows 7, one with Windows 8 and one with Ubuntu 12.04 as client nodes. Connections will be made using regular switch, hub and LAN cable. We will use as the domain name here. We’ll discuss joining different client machines with different OSes with this server we are about to configure in another topic. Continue reading “How to Configure Windows Server 2008 (Client-Server Network)”