Windows 2012 Core Administration

Hello all

I have Windows 2012 Core installed in a new domain.

In the new domain, I have the following:

Windows 2012 Full GUI
Windows 2012 Core
Windows 2008 R2 GUI
Windows 2008 R2 GUI

I would like to RDP into the 2012 Core with a GUI. Is there a way to do that. Only see the GUI when you RDP

I am running windows 7 Professional on my laptop

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Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:

2012 Core has no GUI, thats why it is called Core.
You can logon to a GUI machine and open server manager, once loaded you can click the server with your rightmouse and select, connect to another computer. Browse for the Core machine and this will open up your core-config in a GUI.

Next you could consider installing Corefig for Windows Server 2012 on your core machine.


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S00007359Cloud Engineering OfficerCommented:
2012 Core can be managed from the server manager or the RSAT tools, if you have windows 8.
FalconTwoAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

I re-installed the VM with full GUI, the solutions provided did not work
Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:
Need to object here. You asked if it was possible to grafically RDP into Windows core. The answer to your question was given 'You can not since core has no gui'.

I understand it was not the answer you were hoping for but it was the correct answer.
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