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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Managing Roles, Role Services, and Features

When you want to manage server configuration, Server Manager is the primary tool you’ll use to manage roles, role services, and features. Not only can you use Server Manager to add or remove roles, role services, and features, but you can also use Server Manager to view the configuration details and status for these software components.

Real World

Server Manager’s command-line counterpart is ServerManagerCmd.exe. At an elevated command prompt, you can obtain a detailed list of a server’s current state with regard to roles, role services, and features by typing servermanagercmd –query. Each installed role, role service, and feature is highlighted and marked as such, and a management naming component in ...

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