For those who want to try out Windows Server 2008 Core but is really hesitant because of not being used to command line interface. Here is a great tool from Guy Teverovsky:

The tool is very simple and straightforward (I really like things that way). Its very light weight also so that you don’t use up all the resources for your server core.

Thanks to Mafi_mok (Faelmar), Jay-R Barrios and Sir Norman for bringing this up to me. I’m a big command line fan still but when I forget some commands I turn to the configurator. (but I tend to remove it after I use it :D)

What’s next? I heard from those guys above that they have actually installed .net and powershell on Server Core!


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John is currently creating digital assets that protects people and their future, a technical trainer and a full time geek specializing on development and deployment of innovations created with .NET framework on Windows platform as well as Windows infrastructure projects. He is the primary contact of the Philippine Windows Users Group, a contributor at the Microsoft Philippines Community forums and regularly conducts community sessions as well as other Microsoft technology events. John owns the Busy Saving The World Techblog.

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