Chapter 7. Configuring Roles, Role Services, and Features
Windows Server 2008 has different configuration architecture than its predecessors. You prepare servers for use by installing and configuring the following components:
Server roles. Server roles are related sets of software components that allow servers to perform a specific function for users and other computers on networks. A computer can be dedicated to a single role, such as Active Directory Domain Services, or a computer can provide multiple roles.
Role services. Role services are software components that provide the functionality ...