Free Windows Server 2008 (Server Core) configuration tools

This blog post features free configuration tools and initiatives to develop this kind of tools for Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008. You will find both graphical and command line tools to help you configure (some of the) settings in Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 and Hyper-V Server 2008. Server Core installations […]

This blog post features free configuration tools and initiatives to develop this kind of tools for Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008. You will find both graphical and command line tools to help you configure (some of the) settings in Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 and Hyper-V Server 2008.

Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 and Hyper-V Server 2008 lack large portions of the Graphical User Interface (GUI). Most administrators have come to love the GUI over the past years, so configuration of these installation is deemed difficult.

Let's look at the tools that are available now, have been publicly available in the past and will be available in the near future:

  • CoreConfigurator
  • CoreConfig
  • Core Configuration Console
  • HVConfig

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