PowerShell to the Core (2008)

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windows2008logo One of the more frustrating things about Windows 2008 Server Core deployments is the lack of .NET and consequently the lack of PowerShell. This is frustrating to those of us that have a ton of servers because now the management surface of a Windows 2008 network doubles – for the servers that can be managed via PowerShell and v2 remoting features, and the core ones that can’t.

Which is why you have to check out this blog post – Dmitry outlines how to get PowerShell installed on Windows Server 2008 Core. Not to mention all the other .NET 2.0 code that can now be piled on top of the Server Core installation!