How to manage Windows Server Core 2016 in three ways

How to manage Windows Server Core 2016 in three ways

In this blog post, I’ll show How to manage Windows Server Core 2016 in three ways using 3 remote management tools.

To Install Windows Server Core 2016 please visit Install Windows Server Core 2016.

Since Windows Server Core comes without a GUI Interface all Server Management tools need to be done using management tools except some basic configuration that can be done from the Server Core itself.

Tool # 1 – SCONFIG – This tools Is built In into Server Core and can be accessed by typing SCONFIG

How to manage Windows Server Core 2016 in three ways
How to manage Windows Server Core 2016 in three ways

SCONFIG comes with 15 basic management options that allow configuring all the basic settings on the Server

How to manage Windows Server Core 2016 in three ways
How to manage Windows Server Core 2016 in three ways

Tools # 2 – Server Manager

Using a Management Server or Workstation you could add server Core to Server Manager and Add Roles And Features

How to manage Windows Server Core 2016 in three ways
How to manage Windows Server Core 2016 in three ways

Tool # 3 – Remote PowerShell – Using Remote PowerShell you could Install Roles, Features and Manage configure the Server

Remote PowerShell
Remote PowerShell

Tool # 4 – Computer Management – One of the oldest Remote Management Tool great for Storage Configuration, Event Viewer, and Local User Management




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