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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator’s Companion by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Roles and Features Wizards

New to Windows Server 2008 are the concepts of Roles and Features, and the wizards to enable them. The wizards install Roles (or Features) with the appropriate settings, startup types, and service logons, as well as setting the Windows Firewall correctly and installing and configuring any dependencies. The Add Roles Wizard is shown in Figure 23-1.

The Add Roles Wizard

Figure 23-1. The Add Roles Wizard

The available Server Roles that are installed by the Add Roles Wizard are shown in Table 23-3.

Table 23-3. Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Roles

Server Role

Active Directory Certificate Services

Active Directory Domain Services

Active Directory Federation ...

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