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

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Chapter 5. Managing Server Roles

Now that you’ve seen some of the tools you can use to manage Microsoft Windows Server 2008, let’s give them a test drive. Key to managing Windows Server 2008 is understanding the difference between roles, role services, and features. This chapter starts by explaining these differences and then looks at how you can add or remove roles from Windows Server 2008 using some of the tools discussed in the previous chapter.

Understanding Roles, Role Services, and Features

A server role (or simply role) is a specific function that your server performs on your network. Examples of roles you can deploy on ...

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