1.3. New Features of Windows Server 2008

If you're coming to Windows Server 2008 from a Windows Server 2003 background, you're probably very interested in learning what's new. There's a lot that's similar, which will reduce your learning curve. There's also a lot that's new.

1.3.1. Server Manager

Server Manager is a new console designed to streamline the management of a Windows Server 2008 server. As an administrator, expect to use Server Manager for many different purposes.

The first time you looked at Event Viewer in an operating system, it was new and different. However, in time, Event Viewer became a common tool you used often that was very simple to use. Expect Server Manager to be as common to you as Event Viewer. As a matter of fact, ...

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