There are a few bits of information that you will need to have before you can setup the server:
Make sure you know the exact model name of the card. It may help to also know the graphics chipset, RAMDAC, and clock chip used on your card.
Find out how many megabytes of RAM are on your video card.
Most cards these days are VGA compatible, but for example, if you have and older monochrome card, it might not be.
Specifically, you need to know the horizontal sync rate(s), and vertical refresh rate(s). These are important! Consult your monitor's manual.
It will help speed up the process, if you know which protocol is used by your mouse to communicate. Some mice are capable of using two different protocols, although the method of switching between them varies. In some cases, with new Plug-n-Play mice, the protocol can be determined automatically.