How To Theory
Recently I was working with Windows 2008 Server Core. I was trying to install a role and quickly missed “Add/Remove Role Wizard”! After doing a bit of research I found that with everything in Windows Core you can run a command that will do the same thing as it’s GUI counter part. Unless you are very gifted, I doubt any mortal would remember all the roles you can add. To find out what the names of roles you can install you must type the command:
Now that you know how to query the server for roles you are probably wanting to get to the good stuff and actually Install a role you would type:
ServerMangerCmd -i NameOfRole
Now that you know how it works lets install something like Powershell and IIS from the server’s command line. Let’s Go!
- How to install Powershell From the command line
- How to install IIS from the command line