Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2: Job Aids for Server Core Installations

Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 don't provide a graphical user interface. Instead, all configuration and management operations take place in command prompt. The numerous and varied commands and procedures for common activites such as installing server roles, configuring firewall, and assorted Active Directory domain actions can be difficult […]

Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 don't provide a graphical user interface. Instead, all configuration and management operations take place in command prompt. The numerous and varied commands and procedures for common activites such as installing server roles, configuring firewall, and assorted Active Directory domain actions can be difficult to remember. Although all of this and more is documented extensively in Server Core Installation Option Getting Started Guide, admins mayn't have Internet access to look up commands.

The full Getting Started Guide is quite large, and could be inconvenient to reference in printed form for just a few key commands.These Job Aids present most common procedures and commands necessary to configure and manage Server Core installations in a one-page format that you can download, print, and fold to pocket size. The back has been left blank so you can add your own notes, procedures, or commands specific to your own deployments or operations. Currently ther're two Job Aids, one for Server 2008 and one for Server 2008 R2.

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