If you have downloaded the public beta of R2 and are looking for assistance or technical resources on the product, you may find the following helpful:

Private R2 Newsgroups: (GREAT Resource)

      –  Server name: privatenews.microsoft.com

      –  Group: microsoft.private.win2k3server.r2

      –  Account Name: privatenews\r2user

      –  Password: CPP


Windows Server 2003 R2 TechCenter at Technet:

      –  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/r2/default.mspx


Windows Server 2003 R2 Reviewers Guide: (a really good read)

      –  http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/R2/overview/revguide.mspx



Ward Ralston