Tag: Windows Server 2008

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Install telnet on Windows Server 2008

If you’re needing to do some SMTP testing using a Windows Server 2008 host you’re probably going to need a Telnet client.  The Telnet client is not installed by default on Windows Server 2008, so you can use this ServerManagerCmd.exe one-liner to quickly install it: C:\>servermanagercmd -i telnet-client ......... Start Installation... [Installation] Succeeded: [Telnet Client]. […]

July 26, 2008

Windows Server 2008 ServerManagerCMD.exe command reference

Microsoft Technet has an excellent resource page for the Windows Server 2008 Server Manager (ServerManagerCMD.exe) command-line tool here. One of the highlights is a complete list of the role, role service, and feature command identifiers for installing Windows Server 2008 components. This is an excellent reference and very handy when configuring a Windows Server 2008 […]

June 5, 2008

Installing Exchange Server 2007 pre-requisites on Windows Server 2008

The Windows Server 2008 ServerManagerCmd.exe tool makes installing the Exchange Server 2007 pre-requisites a snap.  In this example I am installing the pre-requisites for a typical Exchange Server 2007 installation (Mailbox Server, Client Access Server, Hub Transport Server). The components are installed using ServerManagerCmd.exe.  The following commands can be executed in a command shell to […]

March 27, 2008

MOSS 2007 with SP1 slipstreamed install package released

Microsoft has announced the release of Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server (MOSS) 2007 with SP1 and Windows Sharepoint Services (WSS) 3.0 with SP1. This is a significant release as it allows Sharepoint administrators and developers to deploy an SP1 integrated installation of MOSS or WSS on a new server. The RTM version of MOSS and WSS […]

March 10, 2008