Hyper-V How To: Configure Windows Server 2008 R2 Core

The newly released (and free-as-in-beer) Core Configurator 2.0, helps with config tasks including:

  • Product Licensing
  • Networking Features
  • DCPromo Tool
  • ISCSI Settings
  • Server Roles and Features
  • User and Group Permissions
  • Share Creation and Deletion
  • Dynamic Firewall settings
  • Display | Screensaver Settings
  • Add & Remove Drivers
  • Proxy settings
  • Windows Updates (Including WSUS)
  • Multipath I/O
  • Hyper-V including virtual machine thumbnails
  • JoinDomain and Computer rename
  • Add/remove programs
  • Services
  • WinRM
  • Complete logging of all commands executed


Note: This tool is for Windows Server 2008 R2 Only and will not run in R1. It WILL run as a VM 🙂

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