Configuring Server Core from the console

If you remember, we installed our first instance of Server Core in Chapter 3, Security and Networking but we didn't do much of anything with that server. In one of the screenshots, we displayed how you can flip the default command prompt over to PowerShell, and then run some commands such as the Rename-Computer cmdlet in order to set the hostname of the server to CORE1. Beyond that, nothing has been configured and our CORE1 server isn't performing any functions in our network yet. Let's walk through the standard items you can accomplish on any server when you bring it up for the first time in a domain network. Our hostname is already set, but we still need to configure an IP address and join it to our domain ...

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