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

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Managing a Windows Server Core Server

Once we’ve performed initial configuration of our Windows server core server, we can then add roles and optional features so that it can provide needed functionality to our network. In this section, we’re going to examine how to perform such common tasks, and we’ll also look at different ways of managing a Windows server core server, including using the following:

  • Local administration from the command prompt

  • Remote administration using Terminal Services

  • Remote administration using Remote Server Administration Tools

  • Remote administration using Group Policy

  • Remote administration using WinRM/WinRS

Local Management from the Command Line

When we log on to the console of a Windows server core server, a command prompt appears. ...

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