Chapter 3. The New Server: Introduction to Server Core

Microsoft designs and develops the next version of its products based on what the market demands. In addition, it fends off the competition by integrating the strengths and features the others have to offer. Thus, with Server Core, Windows Server 2008 introduced a new approach to Windows operating systems to combat its competitors' edge and meet certain market demands of system administrators who want to work on the command line. Within this chapter, we'll explore this new operating system and how to manage it.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Explain the purposes for Server Core

  • Install and configure Server Core

  • Set up Server Core for a branch-office deployment

  • Remotely manage the operating ...

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