Heute wurde das ServicePack2 für Windows Server 2003 released.

Das Servicepack ist für folgende Windows Server Versionen freigegeben:

  • Windows Server 2003 RTM & Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Edition with SP1
  • Windows Server 2003 RTM KN Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 Storage Server Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 Storage Server with Unified Storage Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 Small Business Server

 

Folgende (nicht übersetze) Verbesserungen bietet das SP2:

Service Pack 2 will be highly appreciated by customers as it provides diversified value. The key value proposition are:

 

  • Improves overall reliability, stability, performance and security
  • Roll up of all existing Hotfixes and Security Updates
  • Incorporated top customer feedback received via various supportability channels
  • Single package install experience across multiple Windows Server 2003 SKUs including R2
  • Support for WPA2
  • Support for MMC 3.0 (now it's inbox for Windows Server 2003 RTM & SP1 users)
  • Support for Scalable Networking Pack that provides TCP offloading capabilities
  • Upgrade to Windows Deployment Services (from RIS) for Vista & Server 'Longhorn' deployments
  • Improved SAP workload performance when using SQL on Windows Server 2003.
  • Improved performance by reducing the filter set from ~400 to just 2 filters.
  • Support for web enrollment from a Vista client to a Windows Server 2003 CA.
  • Support for single launching point for common support tools
  • Improved security for traffic between Extranet and internal assets protected via IPSec
  • Support for a new light weight out of box XML parser (XMLLite)
  • New fully localized languages for INTL customers using Windows Server 2003 x64

 

Anbei ein paar interessante Links:

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (32-bit x86)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=95ac1610-c232-4644-b828-c55eec605d55&DisplayLang=en

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 for x64 Editions

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=08fec2f5-6e3b-4e0d-9314-646414d0a421&DisplayLang=en

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 MUI Pack Update for x64 Editions

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f074d895-b387-4989-97a3-b813a74e918a&DisplayLang=en

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 for Itanium-based Systems

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c52c9c84-84df-4393-be83-302104506030&DisplayLang=en

 

Einige zusätzliche Informationen:

System Preparation tool for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Deployment

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=93f20bb1-97aa-4356-8b43-9584b7e72556&DisplayLang=en

System Preparation tool for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Deployment (x64)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c2684c95-6864-4091-bc9a-52aec5491af7&DisplayLang=en

Updated System Preparation tool for Windows Server 2003 SP1 and Windows Server 2003 SP2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=892778

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 32-bit Support Tools

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=96a35011-fd83-419d-939b-9a772ea2df90&DisplayLang=en

926027  Descriptions of Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Support Tools

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;926027

Toolkit to Temporarily Block Delivery of Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=fc145b0b-c148-445a-82ba-9b2f3aef6e60&DisplayLang=en

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (32-bit x86) - ISO-9660 CD Image File

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1b9fe9e4-1d57-4698-a5cf-db271ed6d90a&DisplayLang=en

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 for Itanium-based Systems - ISO-9660 CD Image File – English

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=803f39ea-50ac-43ca-b564-75c5c080e471&DisplayLang=en

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, x64 Editions - ISO-9660 CD Image File

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8a6ebfb5-833d-44e2-bf92-44648a8bb250&DisplayLang=en

KB Analyzer Tool for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Deployment

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=19661227-3b56-4c75-8a0d-51523ca10c96&DisplayLang=en

KB Analyzer Tool for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Deployment (x64)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7e2e09cc-7944-43f0-9569-ed92e49e889e&DisplayLang=en

KB Analyzer Tool for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Deployment (Itanium)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6f4aa504-53c2-4f18-97d1-34bb31362b85&DisplayLang=en

The Oobmig.exe tool is available to restore trust to out-of-band updates after you install Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=931941

Hotfix scanning tool for Windows Server 2003 SP2 Deployment (x64)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9892a6b9-2ad6-4d7e-a4cf-fcca0c8f5df6&DisplayLang=en

Hotfix Scan Tool for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Deployment (Itanium)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=132ec458-7157-475e-8ec7-5bb16472a4db&DisplayLang=en

SMS Template Files for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Deployment

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=59beda75-753a-4e14-a62a-2bfad20fd1de&DisplayLang=en

 

Liebe Grüße

Christian

Christian.Decker@microsoft.com