There are other ways you can manage Windows Server 2008 besides the tools we’ve discussed so far. Let’s examine these now. Specifically, we’re going to look at the following items:
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Microsoft System Center
Group Policy in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 has been enhanced in several ways, including:
Several new areas of policy management, including configuring Power Management settings, blocking installation of devices, assigning printers based on location, and more.
A new format for Administrative Templates files called ADMX that is XML-based and replaces the proprietary-syntax ADM files used in previous versions of Windows.
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