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By eweek  |  Posted 2007-09-25
 
 
 

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008

Users have to perform a number of tasks to configure Windows Server 2008, including updating and customizing it.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Managing Windows Server 2008

The Server Manager gives users an overview of the status of the server, while allowing them to perform management tasks and add or remove server roles and features.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Managing Windows Server 2008

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Monitoring System Health

Users can keep watch over the health of the roles installed on their server as well as add and remove features.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Monitoring System Health

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Installing Server Roles

With the click of a mouse, users can install and add roles to Windows Server 2008 based on the tasks they want the server to perform.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Installing Server Roles

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Adding Required Features

The Roles Wizard prompts users to add the additional features that are required for a specific role.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Adding Required Features

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Selecting a Server Role

Users can select from a range of roles they want installed on their server, including a variety of Active Directory services.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Selecting a Server Role

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Virtualizing the Server

Windows Server virtualization lets users create and manage virtual machines.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Virtualizing the Server

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Adding Virtual Machines

The virtualization console lets users add, edit and manage virtual machines.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Adding Virtual Machines

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Summarizing the Features

Users can view the status of the features installed on the server and add or remove features.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Summarizing the Features

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Viewing Service Events

The Virtualization Services Event page shows the events related to the service.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Viewing Service Events

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - XML Event View

An XML view of an events properties.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - XML Event View

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Inbound Rules

Users can view all the Inbound Rules of Windows Firewall with Advanced Security.

A Step Closer to Final Release: Windows Server 2008 - Inbound Rules

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