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The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Contents Introduction Networking and Communications Change and Configuration Management (IntelliMirror) Windows Management Instrumentation Security Directory Services Component Services Microsoft Data Access Components Internet Services Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Media Services Storage Notes Hardware Application Notes Printing Notes Terminal Services Windows 2000 Advanced Server Introduction This document provides late-breaking or other information that supplements the Microsoft Windows 2000 documentation. The Windows 2000 compact disc (CD) includes the following release notes files: Read1st.txt, which contains important preinstallation information and is located in the Windows 2000 CD root directory Installation chapters from the Getting Started Guide, which include system requirements information and are located in the Setuptxt folder on your Windows 2000 CD Readme.
doc, which contains compatibility and post-installation notes and is located in the Windows 2000 CD root directory The Hardware Compatibility List. For the most up-to-date list of supported hardware, see the Hardware Compatibility List at the Microsoft Web site (http://www.microsoft.com/hcl/).
Your Windows 2000 CD includes a copy of this list (drive:SupportHcl.txt) that was accurate as of the date Windows 2000 was released. To review the latest Application Compatibility information, see the Microsoft Windows 2000 Product Compatibility Web site at: http://www.microsoft.
com/windows2000/compatible/ To review the latest release notes and updated information for Windows 2000, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base on the Microsoft Personal Online Support Web site at: http://support.microsoft.com/support/ Networking and Communications The following sections describe Windows 2000 issues related to networking and communications. Routing and Remote Access This section describes a known issue related to Windows 2000 Routing and Remote Access.
Enabling Windows NT 4.0 RAS Servers in a Windows 2000 Domain If you are using Windows NT 4.0 Remote Access Service (RAS) servers in a Windows 2000 domain, they must be running Service Pack 4 (SP4) or later. Otherwise, they cannot access the Windows 2000 domain controllers to verify that a user has dial-in permissions.
Also, if you set up a Windows NT 4.0 RAS or Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS) server as a member of a Windows 2000 domain, you must make certain adjustments to Active Directory so that the server can access the Remote Access credentials of domain accounts. You can adjust Active Directory to allow Windows NT 4.0 RAS servers by using either of the following methods: When you create a Windows 2000 domain by using the Active Directory Installation wizard to upgrade a server to a domain controller, select the option to allow legacy servers to access Active Directory.
If you enabled this access when you created the domain, no further action is required. If you add a Windows NT 4.0 RAS