Management and Tools for Windows Server 2012
Published: February 29, 2012
Updated: May 31, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012
This section contains tool and reference information for IT pros using Windows Server 2012.
Windows PowerShell Support for Windows Server 2012
This topic lists the Windows PowerShell modules included with Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. The Windows PowerShell modules in the list support automating the features of those operating systems and provide links to the cmdlet references for each module. These modules enable you to use Windows PowerShell to administer, maintain, configure, and develop new features for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.
Manage Multiple, Remote Servers with Server Manager
The content in this section describes how to use Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 to manage both local and remote Windows-based servers from desktop computers.
Deploy Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8
To ease remote server management, you can download and install Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8. Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8 includes Server Manager, Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins, consoles, Windows PowerShell cmdlets and providers, and some command-line tools for managing roles and features that run on Windows Server 2012.
Deploy Windows PowerShell Web Access
The content in this section describes how to configure and use Windows PowerShell Web Access, a new feature in Windows Server 2012 that allows a server that is running Web Server (IIS) to act as a Windows PowerShell gateway and provide a web-based Windows PowerShell console to users in your organization.
Getting Started with Windows PowerShell Workflow
The content in this section describes Windows PowerShell Workflow, a new feature in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 that lets IT pros and developers leverage the benefits of workflows with the automation capabilities and ease of Windows PowerShell.
Command-Line Reference for Windows Server 2012
The content in this section describes the command-line tools that enable IT pros to create batch files or scripting tools that automate common management tasks.