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

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Chapter 5. Local Management

Local management of a Server Core installation is primarily performed from the command prompt. Server Core does include a few graphical user interface (GUI) tools, such as Registry Editor and Notepad, but you have to perform most configuration and management tasks using command-line tools and scripts when you are managing a Server Core installation locally. This chapter covers starting and customizing the command prompt, running multiple commands, performing conditional processing, and working with environment variables. The chapter also includes a command reference so you can know what commands can be performed to manage a given role or feature or to perform a specific task. Finally, the chapter briefly covers managing ...

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