Performing Initial Configuration of a Windows Server Core Server

In Chapter 5, we saw how to perform the initial configuration of a Windows Server 2008 server using the Initial Configuration Tasks screen. Of course, many of these initial configuration tasks can also be performed using an unattend.xml answer file during an unattended installation.

The Windows server core installation option of Windows Server 2008 can also have its initial configuration done in two ways: from the command line after a manual install, or by doing an unattended installation. In this chapter, we’re going to look only at the first method (using the command line after a manual install). For more information on unattended installation of Windows Server 2008, see Chapter 13 ...

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