A technical reference for Emergency Management Services, a new feature in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 that supports remote management and system recovery for servers that are not accessible through conventional means.
OverviewEmergency Management Services is a new feature in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 that supports remote management and system recovery for servers that are not accessible through a conventional connection. By using Emergency Management Services with other software and hardware components, you can remotely perform tasks such as recovering unresponsive servers and powering servers off and on, even when they are not accessible through a standard network connection. Emergency management services also supports headless servers—those without a local keyboard, monitor, or mouse. This document provides an overview of Emergency Management Services and its components. It explains how to choose and configure hardware and software that supports Emergency Management Services. It provides guidance for enabling Emergency Management Services, and information about using this technology to troubleshoot problems with remote servers.
NOTE: Visit the Windows Server 2003 Server Technical Reference: Emergency Management Services page to download the SMGDD_EMS.doc file.