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Windows Server® 2008 Server Core Administrator's Pocket Consultant by Mitch Tulloch

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Chapter 2. Deploying Server Core

Windows Server Core can be deployed using the same tools and methods as in a full installation of Windows Server 2008. These deployment methods can include manual installs, unattended installs using the Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK), unattended installs using Windows Deployment Services, and unattended installs using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). You’ll briefly examine these various deployment solutions in this chapter.

One important point is that you can use answer files to ease much of the headache of performing the initial configuration of a Server Core installation. However, rather than cover answer file settings for initial configuration of Server Core here, you’ll examine these ...

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