Commands, References, and Tools for Windows Server 2008 R2
Updated: July 22, 2009
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
In this section, you can discover more about Windows Server® 2008 R2 commands, such as Network Shell (Netsh) and Windows commands. You can also use the glossary to look up Windows terminology, and you can find out how to use server tools, like performance monitoring, backup, and network connection configurations, to monitor, protect, and configure your server.
|In some cases, the content for Windows Server® 2008 also applies to Windows Server 2008 R2. In these cases, which are noted below, clicking the hyperlink displays the Windows Server 2008 content.|
Administration with Scripting Technologies for Windows Server 2008 R2. Learn about Windows Server 2008 R2 administration with different scripting technologies, such as Windows PowerShell and Micrsosoft Visual Basic® Scripting Edition (VBScript).
Backup and Recovery. This content is the same for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Learn about new and updated features to help you create backups and, if needed, perform a recovery of your operating system, applications, and data.
Command Reference. This content is the same for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Browse an alphabetized list of commands and a list of commands organized by technology. These Windows Server commands can be run at a command prompt or used in scripts and batch files, when appropriate.
Network and Sharing Center. This content is the same for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Learn from the full set of documentation for Network and Sharing Center, which provides tools to view, configure, and troubleshoot network access for the local computer running Windows Server 2008.
Performance and Reliability. This content is the same for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Find resources for Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor, which provides you with the tools to monitor and assess system performance and reliability, such as the installed Help, a step-by-step guide, and events and errors troubleshooting information.
Windows Search, Browse, and Organization. This content is the same for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.. Find Windows Search and Windows Desktop Search (WDS) resources for IT professionals and developers. IT pro resources include the installed Help, and what’s new, troubleshooting, and administrator’s guides. Developer resources include Shell and Search developer’s guides on MSDN.
Glossary for Windows Server 2008 R2. Browse an alphabetized list of terms for Windows Server 2008 R2.