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  • i installed windows server core 2008 and i don't want to use any graphical configuration tool because i want to do it using the command line so pls how do i go about configuring my server core and also joing it to a domain

    Thursday, June 9, 2011 3:10 PM

Answers

  • Hello,

    You have to configure IP settings: http://www.petri.co.il/configure_tcp_ip_from_cmd.htm

    Make the server points to your internal DNS server as primary one.

    To join the computer to the domain, use NETDOM.

    More here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/150493

     


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    • Marked as answer by Rick Tan Monday, June 13, 2011 3:01 AM
    Thursday, June 9, 2011 7:22 PM
  • Hi uzygr8,
     
    Thank you for your post.

    Please refer to this Server core configuration guide and you could also use Sconfig.cmd to configure server core.

    If there are more inquiries on this issue, please feel free to let us know.


    Regards,
    Rick Tan


    • Marked as answer by Rick Tan Monday, June 13, 2011 3:01 AM
    Friday, June 10, 2011 6:26 AM

All replies

  • Hello,

    You have to configure IP settings: http://www.petri.co.il/configure_tcp_ip_from_cmd.htm

    Make the server points to your internal DNS server as primary one.

    To join the computer to the domain, use NETDOM.

    More here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/150493

     


    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights.

    Microsoft Student Partner 2010 / 2011
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security
    Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Security
    Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration
    Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration
    Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration
    Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows 7, Configuring
    Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Administrator

    • Marked as answer by Rick Tan Monday, June 13, 2011 3:01 AM
    Thursday, June 9, 2011 7:22 PM
  • Hi uzygr8,
     
    Thank you for your post.

    Please refer to this Server core configuration guide and you could also use Sconfig.cmd to configure server core.

    If there are more inquiries on this issue, please feel free to let us know.


    Regards,
    Rick Tan


    • Marked as answer by Rick Tan Monday, June 13, 2011 3:01 AM
    Friday, June 10, 2011 6:26 AM
  • wow!!! i feel so delighted....thank you all for the help cos i'v been able to configure my server core


    uzyy
    Saturday, June 11, 2011 4:58 PM