Need advice on installing and setting up a second server

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Subject: Need advice on installing and setting up a second server
Posted by:  Anthony Fontana (AnthonyFonta…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009

I have a network with (currently) one Win 2003 Standard Server and about
60-80 Win XP SP2 work stations.  We have an unused server that I want to
setup to do the following, and since I have never done anything like this
before, am looking for advice.  The 2nd server currently has Windows Server
2003 but I can wipe it out and rebuild it if needed.  The data on it has been
stored on regular server.

I want to use it as secondary DNS server to the main one
I want to run MS Software Update Service to download and distribute windows
Updates remotely
I want to use it to download virus definitions from my AntiVirus vendor so I
can distribute them that way.  Trying that using the normal business server
will bring it to its knees.

What is the best way to setup this server?
Thanks in advance.

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