Chapter 13. Maintaining Server Core

Once you’ve deployed and configured Server Core and installed the roles and features you need on it, you need to maintain the platform. This chapter deals with a number of different server maintenance issues, including managing services, devices and device drivers, processes, and scheduled tasks on Server Core. Also covered in this chapter are event logging, performance monitoring, backup and restore, installing software updates, and installing applications on Server Core.

The sections in this chapter assume that you are managing Server Core computers that belong to an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain. Additional configuration, such as opening Windows Firewall ports, may be required when trying ...

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