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can't add roles and features to server core via server manager

Posted on 2011-09-02
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I have my first installation of server core. I'm using server manager on a Win7 machine to view the server core, it doesn't allow me to add features and roles. I'm wondering if I need to open up something on the firewall as I had to do before I could view disk management.
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"You can only manage it locally at a command prompt, or remotely using a Terminal Server connection. A third management option is to manage the server remotely using the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) or command-line tools that support remote use."

Read this link for some help on adding roles
Resource here: http://www.petri.co.il/managing-windows-2008-server-core-server-roles.htm
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