Changes in Windows Server 2008 Roles and Features from the Beta 3 to the June CTP

As mentioned in a previous blog post, one of the main highlights of Windows Server 2008 is Componentization. Replacing the old "Add/Remove Windows Components" is the new Server Manager, which manages installation and removal of Roles and Features (the new way components are grouped). I just installed a few virtual machines with the new June […]

As mentioned in a previous blog post, one of the main highlights of Windows Server 2008 is Componentization. Replacing the old "Add/Remove Windows Components" is the new Server Manager, which manages installation and removal of Roles and Features (the new way components are grouped). I just installed a few virtual machines with the new June CTP, an MSDN-and-TechNet-subscribers-only release that is also known as the IDS3. Since I already had the list of roles and features from the Beta 3 blog post, I decided to compare what changed both in the Full and Server Core installations. In both cases, I used the Enterprise edition. Here are all the details:

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