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Server Core Installation of Windows Server 2008 Packages

Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012 R2

The following table shows the configurable features of the Server Core installation of Windows Server® 2008. Each feature can be enabled or disabled with Package Manager and an unattended installation answer file, with the OCsetup command, or manually in Turn Windows features on or off in the Programs and Features Control Panel.

If a package is enabled, all of its parent hierarchy must also be enabled. To view the entire hierarchy, see the individual package topics.

Use the command to enable or to disable the Windows feature in a Command Prompt window. The command is case-sensitive.

 

Package Path Command-Line Name Notes

BitLocker

BitLocker

UI Name: BitLocker Drive Encryption

Description: Installs the optional BitLocker feature, a hard-drive, encryption tool that protects data on stolen hardware.

BitLocker-RemoteAdminTool

BitLocker-RemoteAdminTool

UI Name: BitLocker Drive Encryption Remote Administration Tool

Description: Installs the Remote Administration tool, which enables the configuration of other computers without enabling BitLocker on the server.

ClientForNFS-Base

ClientForNFS-Base

UI Name: Client for NFS - Base

Description: Installs the Network File System role. This File Server role must be used with the ServerForNFS-Base feature.

DFSN-Server

DFSN-Server

UI Name: DFS Namespace Server

Description: Installs the Distributed File System (DFS) role.

DFSR-Infrastructure-ServerEdition

DFSR-Infrastructure-ServerEdition

UI Name: Windows DFS Replication Service

Description: Installs the infrastructure used by the Distributed File System Replication on all versions of the Windows Server 2008 operating system.

DHCPServerCore

DHCPServerCore

UI Name: DHCP Server feature

Description: UI Name: DHCP Server feature

Description: Installs the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server feature, which enables servers to assign or to lease IP addresses to computers or other devices that are DHCP-enabled clients.

This feature is specific to the Server Core installation of the Windows Server 2008 operating system.

DirectoryServices-ADAM-ServerCore

DirectoryServices-ADAM-ServerCore

UI Name: Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (ServerCore)

Description: Installs the Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) Server role.

This feature is specific to the Server Core installation of the Windows Server 2008 operating system.

DirectoryServices-DomainController-ServerFoundation

DirectoryServices-DomainController-ServerFoundation

UI Name: Active Directory Domain Controller Server Foundation

DNS-Server-Core-Role

DNS-Server-Core-Role

UI Name: DNS Server

Description: Installs the DNS Server role, which enables users to refer to network computers, by using friendly names instead of numerical references.

This feature is specific to the Server Core installation of the Windows Server 2008 operating system.

FailoverCluster-Core

FailoverCluster-Core

UI Name: Failover Cluster Core

Description: Installs the Failover Cluster feature, which enables a cluster node to provide service if one of the other cluster nodes fail.

This feature is specific to the Server Core installation of the Windows Server 2008 operating system.

FRS-Infrastructure

FRS-Infrastructure

UI Name: Windows File Replication Service

Description: Installs the infrastructure and Server role for the File Replication Service.

IIS-WebServerRole

IIS-WebServerRole

UI Name: Internet Information Services

Description: The web server that provides the web application infrastructure for all versions of the Windows operating system.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-FTPPublishingService

IIS-FTPPublishingService

UI Name: FTP Publishing Service

Description: Installs the FTP Service and FTP Management Console. This service provides support for downloading and uploading files.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-FTPPublishingService\IIS-FTPServer

IIS-FTPServer

UI Name: FTP Server

Description: Installs the FTP Service.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer

IIS-WebServer

UI Name: World Wide Web Services

Description: Installs the IIS web server, which enables support for HTML websites, and the optional support for ASP.NET, classic ASP, and web server extensions.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-ApplicationDevelopment

IIS-ApplicationDevelopment

UI Name: Application Development Features

Description: Installs support for application development, such as for ASP.NET, for classic ASP, for CGI executables, and for ISAPI extensions.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-ApplicationDevelopment\IIS-ASP

IIS-ASP

UI Name: ASP

Description: Enables support for classic ASP applications.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-ApplicationDevelopment\IIS-CGI

IIS-CGI

UI Name: CGI

Description: Enables support for CGI executables.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-ApplicationDevelopment\IIS-ISAPIExtensions

IIS-ISAPIExtensions

UI Name: ISAPI Extensions

Description: Enables ISAPI extensions to manage client computer requests.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-ApplicationDevelopment\IIS-ISAPIExtensions\IIS-ASP

IIS-ASP

UI Name: ASP

Description: Enables support for classic ASP applications.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-ApplicationDevelopment\IIS-ISAPIFilter

IIS-ISAPIFilter

UI Name: ISAPI Filters

Description: Enables ISAPI filters to modify the behavior of a web server.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-ApplicationDevelopment\IIS-ServerSideIncludes

IIS-ServerSideIncludes

UI Name: Server-Side Includes

Description: Enables support for the STM, the SHTM, and the SHTML Include files.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-CommonHttpFeatures

IIS-CommonHttpFeatures

UI Name: Common Http Features

Description: Installs support for static web server content, such as for HTML and image files, for customized errors, and for redirections.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-CommonHttpFeatures\IIS-DefaultDocument

IIS-DefaultDocument

UI Name: Default Document

Description: Enables the specification of a default file, which is loaded if a user does not specify a file in a request URL.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-CommonHttpFeatures\IIS-DirectoryBrowsing

IIS-DirectoryBrowsing

UI Name: Directory Browsing

Description: Enables client computers to view the web server directory contents.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-CommonHttpFeatures\IIS-HttpErrors

IIS-HttpErrors

UI Name: HTTP Errors

Description: Installs the HTTP error files and enables the customization of the error messages.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-CommonHttpFeatures\IIS-HttpRedirect

IIS-HttpRedirect

UI Name: HTTP Redirection

Description: Supports client request redirections.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-CommonHttpFeatures\IIS-StaticContent

IIS-StaticContent

UI Name: Static Content

Description: Serves the HTM, the HTML, and the image files from a website.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-HealthAndDiagnostics

IIS-HealthAndDiagnostics

UI Name: Health and Diagnostics

Description: Monitors and manages web server, website, and health.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-HealthAndDiagnostics\IIS-CustomLogging

IIS-CustomLogging

UI Name: Custom Logging

Description: Supports custom logging for web servers, websites, and web applications.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-HealthAndDiagnostics\IIS-HttpLogging

IIS-HttpLogging

UI Name: HTTP Logging

Description: Enables the logging of website activity for a specified web server.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-HealthAndDiagnostics\IIS-HttpTracing

IIS-HttpTracing

UI Name: Tracing

Description: Enables tracing support for ASP.NET applications and failed requests.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-HealthAndDiagnostics\IIS-LoggingLibraries

IIS-LoggingLibraries

UI Name: Logging Tools

Description: Installs the IIS logging tools and related scripts.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-HealthAndDiagnostics\IIS-ODBCLogging

IIS-ODBCLogging

UI Name: ODBC Logging

Description: Supports logging to an ODBC-compliant database.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-HealthAndDiagnostics\IIS-RequestMonitor

IIS-RequestMonitor

UI Name: Request Monitor

Description: Monitors the health of web servers, websites, and web applications.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Performance

IIS-Performance

UI Name: Performance Features

Description: Enables the compression of content before the information is returned to a client computer.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Performance\IIS-HttpCompressionDynamic

IIS-HttpCompressionDynamic

UI Name: Http Compression Dynamic

Description: Compresses dynamic content before returning the information to a client computer.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Performance\IIS-HttpCompressionStatic

IIS-HttpCompressionStatic

UI Name: Static Content Compression

Description: Compresses static content before returning the information to a client computer.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Security

IIS-Security

UI Name: Security

Description: Supports additional security protocols for web servers, websites, web applications, virtual directories, and files.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Security\IIS-BasicAuthentication

IIS-BasicAuthentication

UI Name: Basic Authentication

Description: Simple authentication that requires a valid Windows user name and a password.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Security\IIS-ClientCertificateMappingAuthentication

IIS-ClientCertificateMappingAuthentication

UI Name: Client Certificate Mapping Authentication

Description: Authentication method that validates a client certificate against the Active Directory accounts.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Security\IIS-DigestAuthentication

IIS-DigestAuthentication

UI Name: Digest Authentication

Description: Authentication method that sends a password hash value to the Windows domain controller.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Security\IIS-IISCertificateMappingAuthentication

IIS-IISCertificateMappingAuthentication

UI Name: IIS Client Certificate Mapping Authentication

Description: Authentication method that maps client certificates to a Windows security identity.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Security\IIS-IPSecurity

IIS-IPSecurity

UI Name: IP Security

Description: Enables or denies content access, based on an IP address or domain name.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Security\IIS-RequestFiltering

IIS-RequestFiltering

UI Name: Request Filtering

Description: Configures the rules that block selected client requests.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Security\IIS-RequestFiltering\IIS-ASP

IIS-ASP

UI Name: ASP

Description: Enables support for classic ASP applications.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Security\IIS-URLAuthorization

IIS-URLAuthorization

UI Name: URL Authorization

Description: Enables a client computer to access the URLs that exist within a web application.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServer\IIS-Security\IIS-WindowsAuthentication

IIS-WindowsAuthentication

UI Name: Windows Authentication

Description: Authentication method that uses either NTLM or Kerberos to validate a user.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServerManagementTools

IIS-WebServerManagementTools

UI Name: Web Management Tools

Description: Installs the Web Server Management Console and associated tools.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServerManagementTools\IIS-IIS6ManagementCompatibility

IIS-IIS6ManagementCompatibility

UI Name: IIS 6 Management Compatibility

Description: Enables the use of IIS 6.0 APIs and scripts on an IIS 7.0 web server.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServerManagementTools\IIS-IIS6ManagementCompatibility\IIS-LegacyScripts

IIS-LegacyScripts

UI Name: IIS 6 Scripting Tools

Description: Installs the IIS 6.0 configuration scripts.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServerManagementTools\IIS-IIS6ManagementCompatibility\IIS-Metabase

IIS-Metabase

UI Name: IIS Metabase and IIS 6 configuration compatibility

Description: Installs the IIS metabase and compatibility layer, which enables the metabase to interact with the IIS 7.0 configuration store.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServerManagementTools\IIS-IIS6ManagementCompatibility\IIS-Metabase\IIS-FTPServer

IIS-FTPServer

UI Name: FTP Server

Description: Installs the FTP Service.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServerManagementTools\IIS-IIS6ManagementCompatibility\IIS-Metabase\IIS-LegacyScripts

IIS-LegacyScripts

UI Name: IIS 6 Scripting Tools

Description: Installs the IIS 6.0 configuration scripts.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServerManagementTools\IIS-IIS6ManagementCompatibility\IIS-WMICompatibility

IIS-WMICompatibility

UI Name: IIS 6 WMI Compatibility

Description: Installs the IIS 6.0 WMI scripting interfaces.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServerManagementTools\IIS-IIS6ManagementCompatibility\IIS-WMICompatibility\IIS-LegacyScripts

IIS-LegacyScripts

UI Name: IIS 6 Scripting Tools

Description: Installs the IIS 6.0 configuration scripts.

IIS-WebServerRole\IIS-WebServerManagementTools\IIS-ManagementScriptingTools

IIS-ManagementScriptingTools

UI Name: IIS Management Scripts and Tools

Description: Enables the management of a local web server, by using the IIS configuration scripts.

Microsoft-Windows-RemovableStorageManagementCore

Microsoft-Windows-RemovableStorageManagementCore

UI Name: Removable Storage Management

Description: Manages access to removable media for the Server Core installation of the Windows Server 2008 operating system.

MultipathIo

MultipathIo

UI Name: Microsoft MultipathIo

Description: Installs the Multipath I/O (MPIO) feature, which enables path failover from a server or a cluster node to a storage subsystem.

NetworkLoadBalancingHeadlessServer

NetworkLoadBalancingHeadlessServer

UI Name: Network Load Balancing, no management client

Description: Installs the Network Load Balancing feature, which enables incoming requests to be spread across many servers.

Printing-ServerCore-Role

Printing-ServerCore-Role

UI Name: Windows Print Server Core Role

Description: Installs the Print server role.

Printing-ServerCore-Role\Printing-LPDPrintService

Printing-LPDPrintService

UI Name: LPD Print Service

Description: Installs the Line Printer Daemon (LPD) service for use by the Print server role.

QWAVE

QWAVE

UI Name: QWAVE component

Description: Installs the Quality Windows Audio/Video Experience (qWAVE) platform.

ServerForNFS-Base

ServerForNFS-Base

UI Name: Server for NFS - Base

Description: Description: Installs the Network File System role. This File Server role must be used in conjunction with the ClientForNFS-Base feature.

SNMP-SC

SNMP-SC

UI Name: SNMP feature for Server Core

Description: Simple Network Management Protocol. Enables the application layer protocol that facilitates the exchange of management information between network devices, specifically for the Server Core installation of the Windows Server 2008 operating system.

SUACore

SUACore

UI Name: Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications

Description: Provides compatibility with UNIX-based applications.

TelnetClient

TelnetClient

UI Name: Telnet Client

Description: Client for the terminal emulation program that is used over TCP/IP networks.

WAS-WindowsActivationService

WAS-WindowsActivationService

UI Name: Windows Process Activation Service

Description: Generalizes the IIS process model, removing the HTTP dependency.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel

WAS-ProcessModel

UI Name: Process Model

Description: Installs the architecture that hosts the Web and the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services. This architecture features rapid failure protection, health monitoring, and recycling.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-ASP

IIS-ASP

UI Name: ASP

Description: Enables support for classic ASP applications.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-BasicAuthentication

IIS-BasicAuthentication

UI Name: Basic Authentication

Description: Simple authentication that requires a valid Windows user name and a password.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-CGI

IIS-CGI

UI Name: CGI

Description: Enables support for CGI executable files.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-ClientCertificateMappingAuthentication

IIS-ClientCertificateMappingAuthentication

UI Name: Client Certificate Mapping Authentication

Description: Authentication method that validates a client certificate against the Active Directory accounts.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-CustomLogging

IIS-CustomLogging

UI Name: Custom Logging

Description: Supports custom logging for web servers, websites, and web applications.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-DefaultDocument

IIS-DefaultDocument

UI Name: Default Document

Description: Enables the specification of a default file, which is loaded if a user does not specify a file in a request URL.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-DigestAuthentication

IIS-DigestAuthentication

UI Name: Digest Authentication

Description: Authentication method that sends a password hash value to the Windows domain controller.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-DirectoryBrowsing

IIS-DirectoryBrowsing

UI Name: Directory Browsing

Description: Enables client computers to view the web server directory contents.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-HttpCompressionDynamic

IIS-HttpCompressionDynamic

UI Name: Http Compression Dynamic

Description: Compresses dynamic content before returning the information to a client computer.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-HttpCompressionStatic

IIS-HttpCompressionStatic

UI Name: Static Content Compression

Description: Compresses static content before returning the information to a client computer.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-HttpErrors

IIS-HttpErrors

UI Name: HTTP Errors

Description: Installs the HTTP error files and enables the customization of the error messages.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-HttpLogging

IIS-HttpLogging

UI Name: HTTP Logging

Description: Enables the logging of website activity for a specified web server.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-HttpRedirect

IIS-HttpRedirect

UI Name: HTTP Redirection

Description: Supports client request redirections.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-HttpTracing

IIS-HttpTracing

UI Name: Tracing

Description: Enables tracing support for ASP.NET applications and failed requests.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-IISCertificateMappingAuthentication

IIS-IISCertificateMappingAuthentication

UI Name: IIS Client Certificate Mapping Authentication

Description: Authentication method that maps client certificates to a Windows security identity.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-IPSecurity

IIS-IPSecurity

UI Name: IP Security

Description: Enables or denies content access, based on an IP address or domain name.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-ISAPIExtensions

IIS-ISAPIExtensions

UI Name: ISAPI Extensions

Description: Enables ISAPI extensions to manage client computer requests.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-ISAPIExtensions\IIS-ASP

IIS-ASP

UI Name: ASP

Description: Enables support for classic ASP applications.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-ISAPIFilter

IIS-ISAPIFilter

UI Name: ISAPI Filters

Description: Enables ISAPI filters to modify the behavior of a web server.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-LoggingLibraries

IIS-LoggingLibraries

UI Name: Logging Tools

Description: Installs the IIS logging tools and related scripts.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-ODBCLogging

IIS-ODBCLogging

UI Name: ODBC Logging

Description: Supports logging to an ODBC-compliant database.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-RequestFiltering

IIS-RequestFiltering

UI Name: Request Filtering

Description: Configures the rules that block selected client requests.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-RequestFiltering\IIS-ASP

IIS-ASP

UI Name: ASP

Description: Enables support for classic ASP applications.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-RequestMonitor

IIS-RequestMonitor

UI Name: Request Monitor

Description: Monitors the health of web servers, websites, and web applications.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-ServerSideIncludes

IIS-ServerSideIncludes

UI Name: Server-Side Includes

Description: Enables support for the STM, the SHTM, and the SHTML Include files.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-StaticContent

IIS-StaticContent

UI Name: Static Content

Description: Serves the HTM, the HTML, and the image files from a website.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-URLAuthorization

IIS-URLAuthorization

UI Name: URL Authorization

Description: Enables a client computer to access the URLs that exist within a web application.

WAS-WindowsActivationService\WAS-ProcessModel\IIS-WindowsAuthentication

IIS-WindowsAuthentication

UI Name: Windows Authentication

Description: Authentication method that uses either NTLM or Kerberos to validate a user.

WINS-SC

WINS-SC

UI Name: WINS Runtime

Description: Installs the Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) feature.

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