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Windows Server Core Commands

Kenneth Fisher takes us through some helpful commands when working with Windows Server (particularly Core edition):

I don’t know how many of you are working with Windows Core these days but personally I think it’s a pretty cool concept. You aren’t supposed to be logging into your servers all that often so why have the extra overhead of Windows? Windows Core removes all of that and comes back with something that looks and feels remarkably like DOS from when I started with computers. That said, most of us, myself included, aren’t used to just having DOS commands any more so here are some helpful tips. I should point out that there is actually more than just DOS commands available and I’ll go over a bit of that here as well.

One other command I find quite helpful is sconfig, which pops up the Server Configuration app. That’s how you can, for example install Windows updates if you don’t have WSUS.