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Introducing Windows Server® 2008 by The Microsoft Windows Server Team, Mitch Tulloch

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Using Server Manager

OK, you’ve installed your server, performed the initial configuration tasks, and maybe installed a role or two—such as file server and DHCP server—on your machine as well. Now what? Once you close ICT, another new tool automatically opens—namely, Server Manager (shown in Figure 4-2). I like to think of Server Manager as "Computer Management on steroids," as it can do everything compmgmt.msc can do plus a whole lot more. (Look at the console tree on the left in this figure and you’ll see why I said this.)

Main page of Server Manager

Figure 4-2. Main page of Server Manager

The goal of Server Manager is to provide a straightforward way of installing roles and ...

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