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Windows Server 2012 Packages

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

This topic lists the features available in Windows Server® 2012. Each feature can be enabled or disabled during Windows installation by using an answer file, or by using Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM). For more information, see How to Enable or Disable Windows Features.

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If a package is enabled, its entire parent hierarchy must also be enabled.

 

Feature Name Display Name Description

ActiveDirectory-PowerShell

Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell

Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell and the tools that it provides can be used by Active Directory administrators to manage Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) at the command line.

ADCertificateServicesManagementTools

Active Directory Certificate Services Management Tools

This feature adds or removes Active Directory Certificate Services Management Tools.

Active Directory Certificate Services Tools includes the Certification Authority, Certificate Templates, Enterprise PKI, and Online Responder Management snap-ins.

ADCertificateServicesRole

Active Directory Certificate Services

This feature adds or removes the Active Directory Certificate Services role.

Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) is used to create certification authorities and related role services that allow you to issue and manage certificates that are used in a variety of applications.

ADFS-Role-Package

Active Directory Federation Services

Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) provides simplified, secured identity federation and web single sign-on (SSO) capabilities. AD FS includes the following services:

  • A Federation Service that enables browser-based Web SSO, a Federation Service Proxy, to customize the client access experience and protect internal resources.

  • Web agents that are used to provide federated users with access to internally hosted applications.

ADFS-WebAgentClaims

Claims-aware Application Support

Claims-aware Application Support enables authentication for applications that directly use claims for authentication.

ADFS-WebAgents-RoleService-Package

Active Directory Federation Services

Active Directory Federation Services web agents validate security tokens that are issued by an AD FS 1.1 Federation Service, and allow authenticated access to web resources from browser clients and web applications.

ADFS-WebAgentToken

Windows Token-based Application Support

Windows Token-based Application Support enables authentication for applications that use traditional Windows security token-based authentication.

AdminUI

AdminUI

Application-Server

Application Server

Application Server provides central management and hosting of high-performance distributed business applications such as those that are built by using Enterprise Services and .NET Framework 4.5.

Application-Server-HTTP-Activation

HTTP Activation

HTTP Activation supports process activation by using HTTP. Applications that use HTTP Activation can dynamically start and stop in response to work items that arrive over the network over HTTP.

Application-Server-MSMQ-Activation

Message Queuing Activation

Message Queuing Activation supports process activation by using Message Queuing. Applications that use Message Queuing Activation can dynamically start and stop in response to work items that arrive over the network over Message Queuing.

Application-Server-Pipe-Activation

Named Pipes Activation

Named Pipes Activation supports process activation by using named pipes. Applications that use Named Pipes Activation can dynamically start and stop in response to work items that arrive over the network over named pipes.

Application-Server-TCP-Activation

TCP Activation

TCP Activation supports process activation by using TCP. Applications that use TCP Activation can dynamically start and stop in response to work items that arrive over the network via TCP.

Application-Server-TCP-Port-Sharing

TCP Port Sharing

TCP Port Sharing allows multiple net.tcp applications to share a single TCP port. These applications can coexist on the same physical computer in separate, isolated processes, and share the network infrastructure that is required to send and receive traffic over a TCP port, such as port 808.

Application-Server-WAS-Support

Windows Process Activation Service Support

Windows Process Activation Service Support enables Application Server to remotely invoke applications over the network by using protocols such as HTTP, Message Queuing, TCP, and named pipes. Therefore, applications can dynamically start and stop in response to incoming work items.

Application-Server-WebServer-Support

Web Server (IIS) Support

Web Server (IIS) Support enables Application Server to host internal or external Web sites and Web services that communicate over HTTP. It includes support for ASP.NET applications that can be accessed by using a web browser such as Internet Explorer, and web services that are built by using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF).

AppServer

Remote Desktop Services Application Server

Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) enables a server to host RemoteApp programs or session-based desktops. Users can connect to RD Session Host servers in a session collection to run programs, save files, and use resources on those servers. Users can access an RD Session Host server by using the Remote Desktop Connection client or by using RemoteApp programs.

AS-Dist-Transaction

Distributed Transactions

Distributed Transactions provides services that help to complete transactions over multiple databases that are hosted on multiple computers on a network.

AS-Ent-Services

COM+ Network Access

COM+ Network Access enables Application Server to host and allow remote invocation of applications that are built by using COM+ or Enterprise Services features.

AS-Incoming-Trans

Incoming Network Transactions

Incoming Remote Transactions allows a remote computer to flow transactions to the local computer.

AS-NET-Framework

.NET Framework 4.5

.NET Framework 4.5 provides a comprehensive and consistent programming model that you can use to build and run applications for various platforms, including desktop PCs, Servers, smart phones and the public and private cloud.

AS-Outgoing-Trans

Outgoing Network Transactions

Outgoing Remote Transactions allows the local computer to flow transactions to a remote computer.

AS-WS-Atomic

WS-Atomic Transactions

WS-Atomic Transactions provides distributed transaction support by using Web services Atomic Transactions (WS-AT) protocol.

BdeAducExtTool

BitLocker Recovery Password Viewer

BitLocker Recovery Password Viewer helps locate BitLocker Drive Encryption recovery passwords for Windows-based computers in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).

BiometricFramework

Windows Biometric Framework

This feature adds or removes Windows Biometric Framework (WBF).

WBF enables fingerprint devices to be used to detect and verify identities and to logon to Windows. WBF includes the features that are required to enable the use of fingerprint devices.

BitLocker

BitLocker Drive Encryption

BitLocker Drive Encryption provides full volume disk encryption for both boot volumes and data volumes.

BitLocker Drive Encryption helps to protect data on lost, stolen, or inappropriately decommissioned computers by encrypting the entire volume and checking the integrity of early boot features. Data is only decrypted if those features are successfully verified and the encrypted drive is located in the original computer. Integrity checking requires a compatible Trusted Platform Module (TPM).

BitLocker-NetworkUnlock

BitLocker Network Unlock

BitLocker Network Unlock enables a network-based key protector to automatically unlock BitLocker-protected operating system drives in domain-joined computers when the computer is restarted. This is beneficial if you are doing maintenance operations on computers during non-working hours that require the computer to be restarted to complete the operation.

BitLocker-RemoteAdminTool

BitLocker Drive Encryption Remote Administration Tools

BitLocker Drive Encryption Remote Administration Tools include command line tools and the BitLocker cmdlets for Windows PowerShell.

Bitlocker-Utilities

BitLocker Drive Encryption Administration Utilities

BitLocker Drive Encryption Administration Utilities include snap-ins and command-line tools for managing BitLocker Drive Encryption features.

BITS

Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS)

Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) asynchronously transfers files in the foreground or background, controls the flow of the transfers to preserve the responsiveness of other network applications, and automatically resumes file transfers after the computer is disconnected from the network or restarted.

BITSExtensions-AdminPack

Remote Administration pack for Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) Server Extensions

This feature adds or removes Remote administration pack for BITS Server Extensions.

BITS Server Extensions Tools includes the Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Manager and IIS Manager snap-ins.

BITSExtensions-Upload

Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) Server Extensions for File Upload

This feature adds or removes Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) Server Extensions for File Upload.

BITS Server Extensions enables a computer to receive uploaded files that implement the BITS upload protocol.

BusScan-ScanServer

Business Scan Server

This feature allows a Windows Server to act as a Business Scanning Repository.

Business Scan Server can receive scanned documents from network scanners and route them to the appropriate destinations. It includes the Scan Management snap-in, with which you can manage network scanners and configure scan processes.

CCFFilter

CCFFilter

CCFFilter is a support feature for Continuous Availability.

CertificateEnrollmentPolicyServer

Certificate Enrollment Policy Web Service

This feature adds or removes a Certificate Services Enrollment Policy Server.

Certificate Enrollment Policy Web Service enables users and computers to obtain certificate enrollment policy information even when the computer is not a member of a domain or if a domain-joined computer is temporarily outside the security boundary of the corporate network. The Certificate Enrollment Policy Web Service works together with the Certificate Enrollment Web Service to provide policy-based automatic certificate enrollment for these users and computers.

CertificateEnrollmentServer

Certificate Enrollment Web Service

This feature adds or removes the Certificate Services Enrollment Server.

Certificate Enrollment Web Service enables users and computers to enroll for and renew certificates even when the computer is not a member of a domain or if a domain-joined computer is temporarily outside the security boundary of the computer network. The Certificate Enrollment Web Service works together with the Certificate Enrollment Policy Web Service to provide policy-based automatic certificate enrollment for these users and computers.

CertificateServices

Certificate Service

This feature adds or removes the Certification Authority Service.

Certification Authority (CA) is used to issue and manage certificates. Multiple CAs can be linked to form a public key infrastructure.

CertificateServicesManagementTools

Certification Authority Management Tools

This feature adds or removes Active Directory Certification Authority Management Tools.

Active Directory Certification Authority Management Tools includes the Certification Authority, Certificate Templates, and Enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) snap-ins.

ClientForNFS-Infrastructure

Client for NFS

Client for Network File System (NFS) enables this computer to gain access to files on UNIX-based NFS servers. When it is installed, you can configure a computer to connect to UNIX NFS shares that allow anonymous access.

CoreFileServer

File Server Role

File Server manages shared folders and enables users to access files on a computer from across the network.

CoreFileServer-RSAT

Server-Gui-RSAT-Package_ShareMGMT-RsatClient-Tools-Langpack

This feature installs the Share and Storage Management snap-in, which lets you create and modify network shares and manage the physical disks on a server.

DamgmtTools

DirectAccess Server Management Tools

DirectAccess Server Management Tools includes the Remote Access GUI and command-line tools. Remote Access administrators can use the tools to manage Remote Access.

DataCenterBridging

Data Center Bridging

Data Center Bridging (DCB) is a suite of IEEE standards that are used to enhance Ethernet local area networks by providing hardware-based bandwidth guarantees and transport reliability. You can use DCB to help enforce bandwidth allocation on a Converged Network Adapter for offloaded storage traffic such as Internet Small Computer System Interface, RDMA over Converged Ethernet, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet.

Dedup-Core

Data Deduplication

Data Deduplication reduces the amount of physical storage that is required for data by applying chunk-level deduplication and compression. Data Deduplication saves disk space by storing a single copy of identical data on the volume.

DesktopExperience

Desktop Experience

Desktop Experience includes features of Windows Server 2012 such as Windows Media Player, desktop themes, and photo management. Desktop Experience does not enable any Windows Server 2012 features: you must manually enable them.

DfsMgmt

DFS Management Tools

Distributed File System (DFS) Management Tools includes the DFS Management snap-in, DFS Replication service, DFS Namespaces PowerShell commands, and the dfsutil, dfscmd, dfsdiag, dfsradmin, and dfsrdiag commands.

DFSN-Server

DFS Namespaces

DFS Namespaces integrates disparate file shares into a single, logical namespace and manages these logical volumes

DFS Namespaces allows you to group shared folders located on different servers into one or more logically structured namespaces. Each namespace appears to users as a single shared folder with a series of subfolders. However, the underlying structure of the namespace can consist of numerous shared folders located on different servers and in multiple sites.

DFSR-Infrastructure-ServerEdition

Windows DFS Replication Service

DFS Replication is an efficient, multiple-master replication engine that you can use to keep folders synchronized between servers across limited bandwidth network connections. It uses the Remote Differential Compression (RDC) protocol to update only the portions of files that have changed since the last replication. DFS Replication can be used alone or in conjunction with DFS Namespaces.

DHCPServer

DHCP Server

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server enables you to centrally configure, manage, and provide temporary IP addresses and related information for client computers.

DHCPServer-Tools

DHCP Server Tools

This feature installs the DHCP Server Management Tools.

DHCP Server Management Tools includes the DHCP MMC snap-in, DHCP server netsh context and DHCP Server PowerShell module.

DirectoryServices-ADAM

Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services

This feature installs Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS).

Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) provides a store for application-specific data for directory-enabled applications that do not require the infrastructure of Active Directory Domain Services. Multiple instances of AD LDS can exist on a single server, each of which can have its own schema.

DirectoryServices-ADAM-Tools

Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services Tools

This feature installs Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) Tools.

Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) Snap-Ins and Command-Line Tools includes Active Directory Sites and Services, ADSI Edit, Schema Manager, and other snap-ins and command-line tools for managing AD LDS.

DirectoryServices-AdministrativeCenter

Active Directory Administrative Center

Active Directory Administrative Center provides users and network administrators with an enhanced Active Directory data management experience and a rich graphical user interface (GUI) to perform common Active Directory object management tasks.

DirectoryServices-DomainController

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) stores information about objects on the network and makes this information available to users and network administrators. AD DS uses domain controllers to give network users access to permitted resources anywhere on the network by using a single logon process.

DirectoryServices-DomainController-Tools

Active Directory Domain Services Snap-Ins and Command-Line Tools

Active Directory Domain Services Snap-Ins and Command-Line Tools includes Active Directory Users and Computers, Active Directory Domains and Trusts, Active Directory Sites and Services, and other snap-ins and command-line tools for remotely managing Active Directory domain controllers.

DirectoryServices-ISM-Smtp

Active Directory Mail-Based Intersite Messaging

DNS-Server-Full-Role

DNS Server

Domain Name System (DNS) Server provides name resolution for TCP/IP networks. DNS Server is easier to manage when it is installed on the same server as Active Directory Domain Services. If you select the Active Directory Domain Services role, you can install and configure DNS Server and Active Directory Domain Services to work together.

DNS-Server-Tools

DNS Server Tools

DNS Server Tools includes the DNS Manager snap-in, dnscmd.exe command-line tool and the WMI provider.

EnhancedStorage

Enhanced Storage

Enhanced Storage enables support for accessing additional functions that are made available by Enhanced Storage devices. Enhanced Storage devices have built-in safety features that let you control who can access the data on the device.

FailoverCluster-AdminPak

Failover Clustering Tools

Failover Clustering Tools include the following tools for managing Microsoft Windows server clusters.

  • Failover Cluster Manager snap-in

  • Cluster-Aware Updating interface

  • Failover Cluster module for Windows PowerShell

Additional tools are the FailoverCluster-AutomationServer and the FailoverCluster-CmdInterface.

FailoverCluster-AutomationServer

Failover Cluster Automation Server

Failover Cluster Automation Server is the deprecated Feature Object Model (COM) programmatic interface, MSClus.

FailoverCluster-CmdInterface

Failover Cluster Command Interface

This feature provides the deprecated cluster.exe command-line tool for Failover Clustering.

Failover Cluster Command Interface is the deprecated cluster.exe command-line tool for Failover Clustering. This tool has been replaced by the Failover Clustering module for Windows PowerShell, in the FailoverCluster-AdminPak.

FailoverCluster-FullServer

Failover Clustering

This feature provides the full set of features that are needed to run and maintain a server cluster.

Failover Clustering allows multiple servers to work together to provide high availability of server roles. Failover Clustering is often used for File Services, virtual machines, database applications, and mail applications.

FailoverCluster-Mgmt

Failover Cluster Management Tools

This feature includes the Failover Cluster Manager snap-in and the Cluster-Aware Updating interface.

FailoverCluster-PowerShell

Failover Cluster Module for Windows PowerShell

This feature provides Windows PowerShell cmdlets for managing failover clusters. It includes the Cluster-Aware Updating module for Windows PowerShell that installs software updates on failover clusters.

FaxServiceConfigRole

Fax Server Tools

Fax Server Tools includes the Fax Service Manager snap-in, which allows you to administer the sending and receiving of faxes.

FaxServiceRole

Fax Server

Fax Server sends and receives faxes and allows you to manage fax resources such as jobs, settings, reports, and fax devices on this computer or on the network.

FileAndStorage-Services

File And Storage Services

File and Storage Services File includes technologies that help you set up and manage one or more file servers, which are servers that provide central locations on your network where you can store files and share them with users.

The File and Storage Services role is installed by default, but without any additional role services. This basic functionality enables you to use Server Manager or Windows PowerShell to manage the storage functionality of your servers. However, to setup or manage a file server, you should install additional File and Storage Services role services, such as Data Deduplication (Dedup-Core) or Unified remote management of File and Storage Services in Server Manager.

FileServerVSSAgent

File Server VSS Agent Service

File Server VSS Agent Service allows you to perform volume shadow copies of applications that store data files on the file server.

File-Services

File and iSCSI Services

File Services provides technologies that help you manage file servers and storage, reduce disk space utilization, replicate and cache files to branch offices, move or fail over a file share to another cluster node, and share files by using the NFS protocol.

File-Services-Search-Service

Windows Search Service

Windows Search Service provides fast file searches on a server from clients that are compatible with Windows Search Service. Windows Search Service is intended for desktop search or small file server scenarios, and not for enterprise scenarios.

FRS-Infrastructure

File Replication Service (FRS)

File Replication service (FRS) is a technology that replicates files and folders stored in the SYSVOL shared folder on domain controllers and Distributed File System (DFS) shared folders. When FRS detects that a change has been made to a file or folder within a replicated shared folder, FRS replicates the updated file or folder to other servers. Because FRS is a multimaster replication service, any server that participates in replication can generate changes. In addition, FRS can resolve file and folder conflicts to make data consistent among servers.

FSRM-Infrastructure

File Server Resource Manager

File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) provides directory quotas, file screening and storage reports to Windows file servers.

FSRM helps you to manage and understand the files and folders on a file server by scheduling file management tasks and storage reports, classifying files and folders, configuring folder quotas, and defining file screening policies.

FSRM-Management

File Server Resource Manager Tools

This feature includes the FSRM snap-in and provides directory quotas, file screening and storage reports to Windows file servers

Gateway

Remote Desktop Services Gateway

This feature adds or removes the Remote Desktop Services Gateway.

Remote Desktop Gateway (RD Gateway) enables authorized users to connect to virtual desktops, RemoteApp programs, and session-based desktops on the corporate network or over the Internet.

Gateway-UI

Remote Desktop Services Gateway Admin Pack

This feature adds or removes the Remote Desktop Services Gateway Admin Pack.

Remote Desktop Gateway Tools help you to manage and monitor Remote Desktop Gateway server status and events. By using Remote Desktop Gateway Manager, you can specify events (such as unsuccessful connection attempts to the Remote Desktop Gateway server to monitor.

HCAP-Server

Microsoft Windows Host Credential Authorization Protocol

This feature adds the Microsoft implementation of a Host Credential Authorization Protocol (HCAP) server as an ISAPI extension.

HCAP allows you to integrate a Microsoft Network Access Protection (NAP) solution with Cisco Network Access Control. When you deploy HCAP with Network Policy Server (NPS) and NAP, NPS can perform the authorization of Cisco Network Access Control clients.

HCSRuntime

Health Registration Authority Runtime

This feature adds or removes the Health Certificate Enrollment Server (HCS) Runtime feature.

Health Registration Authority (HRA) issues health certificates to NAP client computers that are compliant with network health requirements.

HCSUI

Network Policy and Access Services Tools

This feature adds or removes Network Policy and Access Services Tools. These include the Network Policy Server and Health Registration Authority snap-ins.

IAS NT Service

Internet Authentication Service (NT Service) feature

Internet Authentication Service is the Microsoft implementation of a Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service (RADIUS) server. IAS performs authentication, authorization, auditing and accounting for dial-up and virtual private network (VPN) remote access, for router-to-router connections, for wireless authentication and for computer health check. This feature adds IAS as an NT Service

IdentityServer-Proxy

Active Directory Federation Services Proxy

Active Directory Federation Service Proxy collects user credentials from browser clients and web applications and forwards the credentials to the federation service on their behalf.

IdentityServer-SecurityTokenService

Active Directory Federation Services

Active Directory Federation Services Language Pack provides security tokens to client applications in response to requests for access to resources.

IIS-ApplicationDevelopment

Application Development Features

This feature installs web server application development features

Application Development provides an infrastructure for developing and hosting web applications. You can use these features to create web content or to extend the functionality of IIS. These technologies typically provide a way to perform dynamic operations that result in the creation of HTML output, which IIS sends to fulfill client requests.

IIS-ApplicationInit

Application Initialization

Application Initialization performs extensive web application initialization tasks before serving web pages.

IIS-ASP

ASP

This feature enables a web server to host Classic ASP applications

ASP provides a server-side scripting environment that you can use to build web sites and web applications. ASP offers improved performance over CGI scripts and native support for VBScript and JScript. Use ASP if you have existing applications that require ASP support. For new development, consider using ASP.NET.

IIS-ASPNET

ASP.NET 3.5

This feature enables a web server to host ASP.NET 3.5 applications

ASP.NET provides a server-side object-oriented programming environment for building Web sites and Web applications by using managed code. ASP.NET is architected to provide a highly productive programming experience that is based on the .NET Framework.

IIS-ASPNET45

ASP.NET 4.5

This feature enables a web server to host ASP.NET 4.5 applications

ASP.NET provides a server-side object-oriented programming environment for building Web sites and Web applications by using managed code. ASP.NET is architected to provide a highly productive programming experience that is based on the .NET Framework.

IIS-BasicAuthentication

Basic Authentication

Basic authentication requires a valid Windows user name and password for connection to a web site or server.

Basic authentication offers strong browser compatibility. It is appropriate for small internal networks, but is rarely used on the Internet because it transmits passwords across the network by using an easily decrypted algorithm. These passwords are simple to decipher.

IIS-CertProvider

Centralized SSL Certificate Support

Centralized Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Support allows you to manage SSL server certificates centrally by using a file share. Maintaining SSL server certificates on a file share simplifies management.

IIS-CGI

CGI

This feature enables support for CGI executables.

CGI defines how a web server passes information to an external program; for example, using a web form to collect information and then passing that information to a CGI script to be emailed somewhere else. Because CGI is an industry standard, CGI scripts can be written by using a variety of programming languages. The downside to using CGI is its performance overhead.

IIS-ClientCertificateMappingAuthentication

Client Certificate Mapping Authentication

Client Certificate Mapping Authentication uses client certificates to authenticate users. A client certificate is a digital ID from a trusted source. IIS offers two types of authentication that use client certificate mapping. This type uses Active Directory to offer one-to-one certificate mappings across multiple web servers.

IIS-CommonHttpFeatures

Common HTTP Features

This feature installs support for web server content such as HTML and image files.

Common HTTP Features supports basic HTTP functionality, such as delivering standard file formats and configuring custom server properties. You can use Common HTTP Features to create custom error messages, to configure the server responses to requests that do not specify a document, and to automatically redirect some requests to a different location.

IIS-CustomLogging

Custom Logging

This feature enables support for custom logging for Web servers, sites, and applications

Custom Logging provides support for logging Web server activity in a format that differs from the manner in which IIS generates log files. Use custom to create your own logging module. Custom logging modules are added to IIS by registering a new COM feature that implements ILogPlugin or ILogPluginEx.

IIS-DefaultDocument

Default Document

Default Document lets you configure a default file for the IIS web server to return when users do not specify a file in a request URL. Default documents make it easier and more convenient for users to reach a web site.

IIS-DigestAuthentication

Digest Authentication

Digest authentication works by sending a password hash to a Windows domain controller to authenticate users. When you need improved security over Basic authentication, consider using Digest authentication, especially if users who must be authenticated access your Web site from behind firewalls and proxy servers.

IIS-DirectoryBrowsing

Directory Browsing

Directory Browsing lets users see the contents of a directory on a web server. Use Directory Browsing to automatically generate a list of all available directories and files when users do not specify a file in a request URL, and when the Default Document feature is either disabled or not configured.

IIS-FTPExtensibility

FTP Extensibility

FTP Extensibility allows you to customize FTP publishing by writing software extensions.

FTP Extensibility enables support for FTP extensibility features such as custom providers, ASP.NET users, or IIS Manager users.

IIS-FTPServer

FTP Server

FTP Server enables the transfer of files between a client and a server by using the FTP protocol. Users can establish an FTP connection and transfer files by using an FTP client or FTP-enabled web browser.

IIS-FTPSvc

FTP Service

FTP Service enables FTP publishing on a web server.

IIS-HealthAndDiagnostics

Health and Diagnostics

This feature allows you to monitor and manage server, site, and application health

Health and Diagnostics provides an infrastructure to monitor, manage, and troubleshoot the health of web servers, sites, and applications.

IIS-HostableWebCore

Internet Information Services Hostable Web Core

This feature allows you to program an application to serve HTTP requests by using core IIS functionality.

IIS Hostable Web Core (HWC) allows you to write custom code that will host core IIS functionality in an application. HWC enables the application to serve HTTP requests and use its own applicationHost.config and root web.config configuration files. The HWC application extension is contained in the hwebcore.dll file.

IIS-HttpCompressionDynamic

Dynamic Content Compression

Dynamic Content Compression compresses dynamic content before returning it to the client.

Dynamic Content Compression provides an infrastructure to configure HTTP compression of dynamic content. Enabling dynamic compression provides more efficient utilization of bandwidth. However, if a server's processor utilization is already very high, the CPU load imposed by dynamic compression might make the site perform more slowly.

IIS-HttpCompressionStatic

Static Content Compression

Static Content Compression compresses static content before returning it to a client

The Static Content Compression feature provides an infrastructure to configure HTTP compression of static content. This allows more efficient use of bandwidth. Unlike dynamic responses, compressed static responses can be cached without degrading CPU resources.

IIS-HttpErrors

HTTP Errors

HTTP Errors allows you to customize the error messages that are returned to users' browsers when the Web server detects a fault condition. Use HTTP errors to provide users with a better user experience when they encounter an error message.

IIS-HttpLogging

HTTP Logging

This feature enables the logging of web site activity for a web server.

HTTP Logging provides logging of web site activity for a web server. When a loggable event such as an HTTP transaction occurs, IIS calls the selected logging module, which then writes to a log that is stored in the web server’s file system.

IIS-HttpRedirect

HTTP Redirection

This feature redirects client requests to a specific destination.

HTTP Redirection provides support to redirect user requests to a specific destination. Use HTTP redirection when you want clients who use one URL to actually arrive at another URL. This feature is helpful in many situations, from simply renaming your Web site, to overcoming a domain name that is difficult to spell or forcing clients to use a secure channel.

IIS-HttpTracing

Tracing

This feature enables tracing for ASP.NET applications and failed requests.

Tracing provides an infrastructure to diagnose and troubleshoot web applications. By using failed request tracing, you can troubleshoot difficult-to-capture events such as performance issues or authentication failures. This feature buffers trace events for a request and flushes them to disk only if the request falls into a user-configured error condition.

IIS-IIS6ManagementCompatibility

IIS 6 Management Compatibility

This feature allows you to use existing IIS 6.0 APIs and scripts to manage a IIS 7.0 web server

IIS 6 Management Compatibility provides forward compatibility for applications and scripts that use the two IIS APIs Admin Base Object (ABO) and Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI).

IIS-IISCertificateMappingAuthentication

IIS Client Certificate Mapping Authentication

IIS Client Certificate Mapping Authentication uses client certificates to authenticate users. A client certificate is a digital ID from a trusted source. IIS offers two types of authentication that use client certificate mapping. This type uses IIS to offer one-to-one or many-to-one certificate mapping. Native IIS mapping of certificates offers better performance.

IIS-IPSecurity

IP Security

IP and Domain Restrictions let you allow or deny content based upon the originating IP address or domain name of the request. Instead of using groups, roles, or NTFS file system permissions to control access, you can specific IP addresses or domain names.

IIS-ISAPIExtensions

ISAPI Extensions

This feature enables Internet Server Application Programming Interface (ISAPI) extensions to handle client requests.

ISAPI extensions provide support for dynamic web content that is developed by using ISAPI extensions. An ISAPI extension runs when it is requested, just like any other static HTML file or dynamic ASP file. Because ISAPI applications are compiled code, they process much faster than ASP files or files that call COM+ features.

IIS-ISAPIFilter

ISAPI Filters

This feature allows ISAPI filters to modify web server behavior.

This feature provides support for web applications that use ISAPI filters. ISAPI filters are files that can extend or change IIS functionality. An ISAPI filter reviews every request that is made to the web server until the filter finds a request that it needs to process.

IIS-LegacyScripts

IIS 6 Scripting Tools

This feature installs IIS 6.0 configuration scripts.

IIS 6 Scripting Tools allow you to use IIS 6 scripting tools in IIS 8, including applications and scripts that use ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) or Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) APIs. IIS 6 Scripting Tools require the Windows Process Activation Service Configuration API.

IIS-LegacySnapIn

IIS 6 Management Console

This feature installs the IIS 6.0 Management Console.

The IIS 6.0 Management Console provides support for the administration of remote IIS 6.0.

IIS-LoggingLibraries

Logging Tools

This feature installs IIS 7.0 logging tools and scripts.

Logging Tools provides infrastructure to manage web server logs and to automate common logging tasks.

IIS-ManagementConsole

IIS Management Console

This feature installs an IIS Web Server Management Console, which supports management of local and remote web servers.

The IIS Management Console provides an infrastructure to manage IIS 7 by using a user interface. You can use the IIS management console to manage a local or remote web server that runs IIS 7. To manage Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), you must install and use the IIS 6 Management Console.

IIS-ManagementScriptingTools

IIS Management Scripts and Tools

IIS Management Scripts and Tools allow you to manage a local web server by using IIS configuration scripts.

IIS Management Scripts and Tools provide an infrastructure to programmatically manage an IIS 7 Web server by using commands in a command window or by running scripts. You can use these tools to automate commands in batch files or to avert the overhead of managing IIS through the user interface.

IIS-ManagementService

IIS Management Service

The IIS Management Service allows you to remotely manage a web server by using the Web server Management Console.

IIS-Metabase

IIS Metabase and IIS 6 configuration compatibility

This feature installs an IIS metabase and compatibility layer that allow metabase calls to interact with the IIS 7.0 configuration store

IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility provides an infrastructure to query and configure the metabase so that you can run applications and scripts that are migrated from earlier versions of IIS that use Admin Base Object (ABO) or Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) APIs.

IIS-NetFxExtensibility

.NET Extensibility 3.5

This feature enables a web server to host .NET Framework 3.5 applications

.NET extensibility allows managed code developers to change, add and extend web server functionality in the entire request pipeline, the configuration, and the user interface (UI). Developers can use the ASP.NET extensibility model and rich .NET APIs to build web server features that are just as powerful as those that are written by using native C++ APIs.

IIS-NetFxExtensibility45

.NET Extensibility 4.5

This feature enables a web server to host .NET Framework v4.5 applications

.NET extensibility allows managed code developers to change, add and extend web server functionality in the entire request pipeline, the configuration, and the user interface (UI). Developers can use the ASP.NET extensibility model and rich .NET APIs to build web server features that are as powerful as those that are written by using native C++ APIs.

IIS-ODBCLogging

ODBC Logging

This feature enables support for logging to an ODBC-compliant database.

ODBC Logging provides an infrastructure that supports logging Web server activity to an ODBC-compliant database. By using a logging database, you can programmatically display and manipulate data from the logging database on an HTML page. This is useful to search logs for user-defined events that you want to monitor.

IIS-Performance

Performance Features

This feature installs IIS performance features

Performance provides infrastructure for output caching by integrating the dynamic output-caching capabilities of ASP.NET with the static output-caching capabilities of IIS 6.0. IIS also lets you use bandwidth more effectively and efficiently by using common compression mechanisms.

IIS-RequestFiltering

Request Filtering

Request Filtering configures rules to block selected client requests.

Request Filtering screens all incoming requests to the server and filters these requests based on rules that are set by the administrator. Many malicious attacks share common characteristics such as extremely long requests or requests for an unusual action. By filtering requests, you can try to mitigate the impact of these type attacks.

IIS-RequestMonitor

Request Monitor

Request Monitor provides an infrastructure to monitor web application health by capturing information about HTTP requests in an IIS worker process. Administrators and developers can use Request Monitor to discover which HTTP requests are executing in a worker process when the worker process becomes unresponsive or very slow.

IIS-Security

Security

This feature enables additional security features to secure servers, sites, applications, virtual directories, and files.

Security provides infrastructure to help secure the Web server from users and requests. IIS supports multiple authentication methods. You can filter all incoming requests, reject without processing requests that match user defined values, or restrict requests based on the originating address space.

IIS-ServerSideIncludes

Server-Side Includes

Server Side Includes (SSI) is a scripting language that dynamically generates HTML pages. The script runs on the server before the page is delivered to the client and typically inserts one file into another file. You can create an HTML navigation menu and use SSI to dynamically add it to all pages on a web site. SSI serves .stm, .shtm, and .shtml files.

IIS-StaticContent

Static Content

Static Content allows the IIS web server to publish static web file formats such as HTML pages and image files. Use Static Content to publish files on the web server that users can view by using a Web browser.

IIS-URLAuthorization

URL Authorization

URL Authorization authorizes client access to the URLs that comprise a web application.

URL Authorization allows you to create rules that restrict access to web content. You can bind these rules to users, groups, or HTTP header verbs. By configuring URL authorization rules, you can prevent employees who are not members of certain groups from accessing content or interacting with web pages.

IIS-WebDAV

WebDAV Publishing

WebDAV Publishing (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning) allows you to publish and manage files on a web server by using the HTTP protocol. Because WebDAV uses HTTP, it works through most firewalls without modification.

IIS-WebServer

World Wide Web Services

This feature installs the IIS 7.0 World Wide Web Services. IIS 7.0 supports HTML web sites and provides optional support for ASP.NET, ASP, and web server extensions.

You can use IIS to host an internal or external web site, or to provide an environment for developers to create Web-based applications.

IIS-WebServerManagementTools

Web Management Tools

This feature installs a web management console and management tools.

Management Tools provide an infrastructure to manage a Web server that runs IIS 7. You can use the IIS user interface, command-line tools, and scripts to manage the Web server. You can also edit the configuration files directly.

IIS-WebServerRole

Internet Information Services

Web Server Internet Information Services (IIS) provides a reliable, manageable, and scalable Web application infrastructure.

IIS provides support for web and FTP servers together with support for dynamic content such as Classic Active Server Pages (ASP) and Common Gateway Interface (CGI), and local management.

IIS-WebSockets

WebSocket Protocol

IIS 8.0 and ASP.NET 4.5 support writing server applications that communicate over the WebSocket Protocol.

IIS-WindowsAuthentication

Windows Authentication

Windows authentication authenticates clients by using NTLM or Kerberos.

Windows authentication is a low-cost authentication solution for internal web sites. This authentication scheme allows administrators in a Windows domain to take advantage of the domain infrastructure for authenticating users. Do not use Windows authentication if users access the web site from behind firewalls and proxy servers. For those users, consider using IIS-DigestAuthentication..

IIS-WMICompatibility

IIS 6 WMI Compatibility

This feature installs IIS 6.0 WMI scripting interfaces.

IIS 6 WMI Compatibility provides Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) scripting interfaces to programmatically manage and automate tasks for an IIS 8.0 web server, from a set of scripts that you create in the WMI provider. This service includes the WMI CIM Studio, WMI Event Registration, WMI Event Viewer, and WMI Object Browser tools to manage sites.

InkAndHandwritingServices

Ink and Handwriting Services

Ink and Handwriting Services includes Ink Support and Handwriting Recognition. Ink Support provides pen and stylus support that includes pen flicks support and APIs for calling handwriting recognition. Handwriting Recognition provides handwriting recognizers for a number of languages. After you install these services, these features can be called by an application through the handwriting recognition APIs.

Internet-Explorer-Optional-amd64

Internet Explorer 10

This feature finds and displays information and web sites on the Internet.

IPAMClientFeature

IPAM Management Tools

This feature adds or removes the IP Address Management (IPAM) Feature management tool.

IPAM Client is used to connect to and manage a local or remote IPAM server. IPAM provides a central framework for managing an IP address space and corresponding infrastructure servers such as DHCP and DNS in an Active Directory forest.

IPAMServerFeature

IPAM Server Feature

This feature adds or removes the IP Address Management Feature.

IP Address Management (IPAM) Server provides a central framework to manage an IP address space and infrastructure servers such as DHCP and DNS. IPAM supports automated discovery of infrastructure servers in an Active Directory forest. IPAM allows you to manage dynamic and static IPv4 and IPv6 address space, tracks IP address utilization trends, and supports monitoring and management of DNS and DHCP services on a network.

iSCSITargetServer

iSCSI Target Server

iSCSI Target Server provides services and management tools for iSCSI targets.

iSCSITargetServer-PowerShell

iSCSI Target Server Powershell

This feature provides Powershell cmdlets for managing Microsoft iSCSI Target.

iSCSITargetStorageProviders

iSCSI Target Storage Provider (VDS and VSS hardware providers)

iSCSI Target Storage Providers includes support features for disks that are supplied by the Microsoft iSCSI Target.

iSCSI Target Storage Providers enable iSCSI target and disk management by using the Virtual Disk Service (VDS) hardware provider. They enable Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) snapshot creation and management by using the VSS hardware provider.

iSNS_Service

iSNS Server service

This feature installs the Internet Storage Name Server (iSNS) Server service.

The iSNS Server service provides discovery services for Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) storage area networks. iSNS processes registration requests, deregistration requests, and queries from iSNS clients.

KeyDistributionService-PSH-Cmdlets

Key Distribution Service PowerShell Cmdlets

Licensing

Remote Desktop Licensing

This feature adds or removes Remote Desktop Licensing.

Remote Desktop Licensing (RD Licensing) manages the licenses that are required to connect to a Remote Desktop Session Host server or a virtual desktop. You can use RD Licensing to install, issue, and track the availability of licenses.

Licensing-Diagnosis-UI

Remote Desktop Services Licensing Diagnosis Pack

This feature adds or removes Remote Desktop Services Licensing Diagnosis Pack.

Remote Desktop Licensing Diagnoser Tools helps you determine which license servers the RD Session Host server or RD Virtualization Host server is configured to use, and whether those license servers have licenses available to issue to users or computing devices that are connecting to the servers.

Licensing-UI

Remote Desktop Licensing Tools

This feature adds or removes Remote Desktop Licensing Admin Pack.

Remote Desktop Licensing Tools helps you manage the licenses that are required to connect to a Remote Desktop Session Host server or a virtual desktop. You can use RD Licensing to install, issue, and track the availability of licenses.

LightweightServer

BITS Compact Server

This feature adds or removes BITS Compact Server.

BITS Compact Server is a stand-alone HTTPS file server that lets you transfer a limited number of large files asynchronously between computers that are in the same domain or mutually-trusted domains.

ManagementOdata

Management OData IIS Extension

Management OData IIS Extension is a framework for easily exposing Windows PowerShell cmdlets through an ODATA-based web service that runs under IIS. to make the web service functional After you enable this feature, you must provide a schema file that contains definitions of the resources to be expose, and an implementation of callback interfaces.

MediaPlayback

Media Features

This feature controls media features such as Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center.

Microsoft-Hyper-V

Hyper-V

Hyper-V provides the services that you can use to create and manage virtual machines and their resources. Each virtual machine is a virtualized computer system that operates in an isolated execution environment. This allows you to run multiple operating systems simultaneously.

Microsoft-Hyper-V-Management-Clients

Hyper-V GUI Management Tools

Hyper-V GUI Management Tools includes the Hyper-V Manager snap-in and Virtual Machine Connection tool.

Microsoft-Hyper-V-Management-PowerShell

Hyper-V Module for Windows PowerShell

Hyper-V Module for Windows PowerShell includes Windows PowerShell cmdlets for managing Hyper-V.

Microsoft-Windows-Deployment-Services

Windows Deployment Services

Windows Deployment Services provides a simplified, secure means of rapidly and remotely deploying Windows operating systems to computers over the network.

Microsoft-Windows-Deployment-Services-Admin-Pack

Windows Deployment Services Tools

Windows Deployment Services Tools includes the Windows Deployment Services snap-in, the wdsutil.exe command-line tool, and Remote Install extension for the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in.

Microsoft-Windows-Deployment-Services-Deployment-Server

Deployment Server

Deployment Server provides the full functionality of Windows Deployment Services, which you can use to configure and remotely install Windows operating systems. By using Windows Deployment Services, you can create and customize images and then use them to reimage computers. Deployment Server is dependent on the core parts of Transport Server.

Microsoft-Windows-Deployment-Services-Legacy-SIS

Legacy SIS Language Pack

Microsoft Windows Deployment Services Legacy Single-Instance Storage Filter Language Pack

Microsoft-Windows-Deployment-Services-Transport-Server

Transport Server

Transport Server provides a subset of the functionality of Windows Deployment Services. It contains only the core networking parts, which you can use to transmit data by using multicasting on a stand-alone server. You should use this role service if you want to transmit data using multicasting, but do not want to incorporate all of Windows Deployment Services.

Microsoft-Windows-FCI-Client-Package

Microsoft-Windows-FCI-Client-Package

Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy-ServerAdminTools-Update

Group Policy Management

Group Policy Management is a scriptable Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that provides a single administrative tool for managing Group Policy across the enterprise. Group Policy Management is the standard tool for managing Group Policy.

MicrosoftWindowsPowerShell

Windows PowerShell 3.0

This feature adds or removes Windows PowerShell 3.0.

Windows PowerShell 3.0 adds features for enhanced local and remote administration including workflows, job scheduling, web cmdlets, simplified language structures, improved command discoverability, automatic module loading, updatable help files, tools to manage certificates for web hosting, and the ability to pause and resume jobs and reconnect to running remote sessions.

MicrosoftWindowsPowerShellISE

Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment

This feature adds or removes the Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment.

Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE lets you compose, edit, and debug scripts and run multi-line interactive commands in a graphical environment. Features include IntelliSense, tab completion, snippets, color-coded syntax, line numbering, selective execution, graphical debugging, right-to-left language and Unicode support. The new Command dialog box lets you run cmdlets without scripting.

MicrosoftWindowsPowerShellRoot

Windows PowerShell

This feature adds or removes the Windows PowerShell infrastructure.

Windows PowerShell enables you to automate local and remote Windows administration. This task-based command-line shell and scripting language is built on the Microsoft .NET Framework. It includes hundreds of built-in commands and lets you write and distribute your own commands and scripts. This release of Windows includes Windows PowerShell 3.0 and Windows PowerShell 2.0 (which are installed by default), and the Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE).

MicrosoftWindowsPowerShellV2

Windows PowerShell 2.0 Engine

This feature adds or removes the Windows PowerShell 2.0 Engine.

The Windows PowerShell 2.0 Engine includes the core features from Windows PowerShell 2.0 for backward compatibility with existing Windows PowerShell host applications.

Microsoft-Windows-Web-Services-for-Management-IIS-Extension

Windows Remote Management (WinRM) IIS Extension

Windows Remote Management (WinRM) IIS Extension enables a server to receive a management requests from a client by using WS-Management. WinRM is the Microsoft implementation of the WS-Management protocol, which provides a secure way to communicate with local and remote computers by using web services.

MSMQ

Message Queuing

Message Queuing provides guaranteed message delivery, efficient routing, security, and priority-based messaging between applications. Message Queuing also accommodates message delivery between applications that run on different operating systems, use dissimilar network infrastructures, are temporarily offline, or that are running at different times.

MSMQ-ADIntegration

MSMQ Active Directory Domain Services Integration

Active Directory Domain Services Integration feature enables publishing of queue properties to Active Directory Domain Services, out-of-the-box authentication and encryption of messages by using certificates registered in Active Directory Domain Services, and routing of messages across Windows sites. This feature becomes operational only when the computer joins a domain.

MSMQ-DCOMProxy

MSMQ DCOM Proxy

The DCOM proxy feature enables MSMQ applications to use MSMQ DCOM API to connect to a remote MSMQ Server. This feature enables the computer to act as a DCOM client of a remote Message Queuing server.

MSMQ-HTTP

MSMQ HTTP Support

HTTP Support enables the sending of messages over HTTP.

The HTTP Support feature allows you to expose a queue to the Internet so that applications can send messages to the queue by using the HTTP protocol. This feature requires Internet Information Services (IIS).

MSMQ-Multicast

Multicasting Support

Multicasting Support enables the queuing and sending of multicast messages to a multicast IP address. Queues can be associated with a multicast IP address. Messages sent to a multicast IP address are delivered to the queues that are associated with that IP address.

MSMQ-RoutingServer

MSMQ routing server

The Routing Service feature enables you to route messages between different sites and within a site.

MSMQ-Server

Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ) Server

Message Queuing Server provides guaranteed message delivery, efficient routing, security, and priority-based messaging. It can be used to implement solutions for both asynchronous and synchronous messaging scenarios.

MSMQ-Services

Message Queuing Services

Message Queuing provides guaranteed message delivery, efficient routing, security, and priority-based messaging between applications. Message Queuing also accommodates message delivery between applications that run on different operating systems, use dissimilar network infrastructures, are temporarily offline, or that are running at different times.

MSMQ-Triggers

MSMQ Triggers

Message Queue Triggers enables the invocation of a COM feature or an executable depending on the filters that you define for the incoming messages in a given queue.

MSRDC-Infrastructure

Remote Differential Compression API Support

This feature installs Remote Differential Compression (RDC) support for use in third-party applications.

RDC computes and transfers the differences between two objects over a network that uses minimal bandwidth.

MultipathIo

Microsoft MultipathIo

This feature installs the Microsoft MultipathIo platform.

Multipath I/O, together with the Microsoft Device Specific Module (DSM) or a third-party DSM, provides support for using multiple data paths to a Windows device.

NetFx3

.NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)

.NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)

NET Framework 3.5 combines the power of the .NET Framework 2.0 APIs with new technologies for building applications that offer appealing user interfaces, protect your customers' personal identity information, enable seamless and secure communication, and provide the ability to model a range of business processes.

For more information, see Installing the .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8.

NetFx3ServerFeatures

.NET Framework 3.5 Features

NET Framework 3.5 combines the power of the .NET Framework 2.0 APIs with new technologies for building applications that offer appealing user interfaces, protect your customers' personal identity information, enable seamless and secure communication, and provide the ability to model a range of business processes.

For more information, see Installing the .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8.

NetFx4

.NET Framework 4.5

.NET Framework 4.5 provides a comprehensive and consistent programming model to build and run applications that are built for various platforms including desktop PCs, Servers, smart phones and the public and private cloud.

NetFx4Extended-ASPNET45

ASP.NET 4.5

ASP.NET 4.5 provides core support to run ASP.NET 4.5 stand-alone applications and applications that are integrated with IIS.

NetFx4ServerFeatures

.NET Framework 4.5 Features

.NET Framework 4.5 provides a comprehensive and consistent programming model to build and run applications that are built for various platforms including desktop PCs, Servers, smart phones and the public and private cloud.

NetworkDeviceEnrollmentServices

Network Device Enrollment Services

This feature adds or removes Network Device Enrollment Services.

Network Device Enrollment Service makes it possible to issue and manage certificates for routers and other network devices that do not have network accounts.

NetworkLoadBalancingFullServer

Network Load Balancing

This feature installs all Microsoft Windows Network Load Balancing (NLB) features.

NLB distributes traffic across several servers by using the TCP/IP networking protocol. NLB is particularly useful for ensuring that stateless applications, such as Web servers running Internet Information Services (IIS), are scalable by adding additional servers as the load increases.

NetworkLoadBalancingManagementClient

Network Load Balancing Tools

Network Load Balancing Tools includes the Network Load Balancing Manager snap-in, the Network Load Balancing module for Windows PowerShell, and the nlb.exe and wlbs.exe command-line tools.

NFS-Administration

Services for Network File System Management Tools

Tools for managing Services for NFS on local and remote computers includes the Network File System snap-in and the nfsadmin, showmount, and rpcinfo commands.

NIS

Network Information Service

NPAS-Role

Network Policy and Access Services

Network Policy and Access Services provides Network Policy Server (NPS), Health Registration Authority (HRA), and Host Credential Authorization Protocol (HCAP), which help safeguard the health and security of your network.

NPSManagementTools

NPS Management Tools

This feature adds or removes Network Policy Server - Management Tools.

OEM-Appliance-OOBE

OEM-Appliance-OOBE

OnlineRevocationServices

Online Revocation Services

This feature adds or removes the Online Revocation Service.

Online Responder makes certificate revocation checking data accessible to clients in complex network environments.

OnlineRevocationServicesManagementTools

Online Revocation Services Management Tools

This feature adds or removes Online Revocation Services Management Tools.

Online Responder Tools includes the Online Responder Management snap-in, which can manage multiple responders as if they were a single entity.

P2P-PnrpOnly

Peer Name Resolution Protocol

Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP) provides serverless name resolution over the Internet

PNRP allows applications to register and resolve names on a computer so that other computers can communicate with the applications.

PeerDist

BranchCache

BranchCache installs the services that are required to configure the computer as either a hosted cache server or a BranchCache-enabled content server. If you are deploying a content server, it must also be configured as either a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) web server or a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS)-based application server. To deploy a BranchCache-enabled file server, use the Add Roles Wizard to install the File Services server role together with the File Server and BranchCache for network files role services.

PKIClient-PSH-Cmdlets

PKIClient PowerShell Cmdlets

Printing-AdminTools-Collection

Print Management

The Print Management MMC snap-in provides a single interface to manage multiple printers and print servers.

Printing-Client

Windows Server Print Client

This feature provides local printing support.

Printing-Client-Gui

Windows Server Print Client Management UI

Printing-InternetPrinting-Client

Internet Printing Client

This feature enables clients to use HTTP to connect to printers on Web print servers.

Internet Printing Client enables clients to use Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) to connect and print to printers on the network or Internet.

Printing-InternetPrinting-Server

Internet Printing Server

This feature enables the Internet Printing Protocol.

Internet Printing creates a web site from which users can manage print jobs on the server. It enables users who have the Internet Printing Client installed to use a web browser to connect and print to shared printers by using the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP).

Printing-LPDPrintService

Line Printer Daemon (LPD) Service

This feature enables a Windows-based computer to work as a Line Printer Daemon (LPD) and Remote Line Printer client

Line Printer Daemon (LPD) Service enables UNIX-based computers or other computers that use the Line Printer Remote (LPR) service to print to shared printers on this server.

Printing-LPRPortMonitor

LPR Port Monitor

Line Printer Remote (LPR) Port Monitor enables the computer to print to printers that are shared by using any Line Printer Daemon (LPD) service. LPD service is commonly used by UNIX-based computers and printer-sharing devices.

Printing-Server-Foundation-Features

Print and Document Services

This feature enables print, fax, and scan tasks.

Print and Document Services allows you to centralize print server and network printer management tasks. By using this feature, you can receive scanned documents from network scanners and route the documents to a shared network resource, Windows SharePoint Services site, or to e-mail addresses.

Printing-Server-Role

Print Server

Print Server includes the Print Management snap-in, which is used to manage multiple printers or print servers, and to migrate printers to and from other Windows print servers.

Printing-XPSServices-Features

XPS Services

This feature enables printing to XPS documents

PSync

PSync

QWAVE

Quality Windows Audio Video

Quality Windows Audio Video Experience (qWave) is a networking platform for audio video (AV) streaming applications on IP home networks. qWave enhances AV streaming performance and reliability by ensuring network quality-of-service (QoS) for AV applications. It provides mechanisms for admission control, run time monitoring and enforcement, application feedback, and traffic prioritization. On Windows Server platforms, qWave provides rate-of-flow and prioritization services only.

RasCMAK

RAS Connection Manager Administration Kit (CMAK)

This feature creates profiles for connecting to remote servers and networks on computers that are running 32-bit versions of Windows.

RasRoutingProtocols

Ras Server Routing Protocols

Routing provides support for NAT Routers, LAN Routers running RIP, and multicast capable routers (IGMP Proxy).

RasServerAdminTools

Ras Server MMC

RemoteAccess

Remote Access

Remote Access (RAS) provides seamless connectivity that is based on DirectAccess. RAS provides traditional VPN services that include site-to-site ((branch-office or cloud) connectivity. Routing provides traditional routing capabilities including NAT and other connectivity options.

RemoteAccessMgmtTools

Remote Access Management Tools

Remote Access Management Tools includes graphical and PowerShell tools for managing Remote Access.

RemoteAccessPowerShell

Remote Access module for Windows PowerShell

Remote Access module for Windows PowerShell Includes the Remote Access provider and cmdlets. Remote Access administrators can use the Windows PowerShell environment and the tools that it provides to manage Remote Access from the command line.

RemoteAccessServer

DirectAccess and VPN (RAS)

DirectAccess gives lets users seamlessly connect to the corporate network any time that they have Internet access. With DirectAccess, mobile computers can be managed any time the computer has Internet connectivity, thereby ensuring that mobile users are up-to-date with security and system health policies. VPN uses the connectivity of the Internet plus a combination of tunnelling and data encryption technologies to connect remote clients and remote offices.

RemoteAssistance

Remote Assistance

Remote Assistance allows you (or a support person) to help users who have computer issues or questions. You can view and obtain control of the user's desktopto troubleshoot and fix problems. Users can also ask for help from friends or co-workers.

Remote-Desktop-Services

Remote Desktop Services

This feature adds or removes Remote Desktop Services.

Remote Desktop Services enables users to access virtual desktops, session-based desktops, and RemoteApp programs. Use the Remote Desktop Services installation to configure a Virtual machine-based or a Session-based desktop deployment.

ResumeKeyFilter

ResumeKeyFilter

Support feature for Continuous Availability

RightsManagementServices

Rights Management Services

Rights Management Services (RMS) provides information protection technology that works with RMS-enabled applications to help safeguard digital information from unauthorized use.

RightsManagementServices-AdminTools

RightsManagementServicesManagementTools

Active Directory Rights Management Services Tools

This feature adds or removes Active Directory Rights Management Services Tools, which include the Active Directory Rights Management Services snap-in.

RightsManagementServices-Role

Rights Management Services

RMS provides information protection technology that works with RMS-enabled applications to help safeguard digital information from unauthorized use

RMS-Federation

Federation support for Rights Management Services

Federation support for RMS provides support for collaboration outside enterprise boundaries. It works with ADFS passive protocol federation and RMS-enabled applications to help safeguard digital information from unauthorized use.

RPC-HTTP_Proxy

RPC over HTTP proxy

This feature enables a proxy that is used to relay Remote Procedure Call (RPC) over HTTP traffic.

RPC over HTTP Proxy relays RPC traffic from client applications over HTTP to the server, as an alternative to clients accessing the server over a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection.

RSAT

Root node for feature RSAT tools

This feature installs the root node for Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT).

Remote Server Administration Tools enables IT administrators to remotely manage roles and features in Windows Server 2012 from a computer that is running Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 (SP1) or later versions of Windows Vista Service Packs.

RSAT-ADDS-Tools-Feature

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Tools includes snap-ins and command-line tools for remotely managing AD DS.

RSAT-AD-Tools-Feature

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) Tools

Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) Tools includes snap-ins and command-line tools for remotely managing AD DS and AD LDS.

RSAT-Hyper-V-Tools-Feature

Hyper-V Management Tools

Hyper-V Management Tools includes GUI and command-line tools for managing Hyper-V.

RSAT-NIS

Server for NIS Tools [DEPRECATED]

Server for Network Information Service (NIS) Tools is deprecated beginning with this release. You should begin planning now to use alternate methods for any applications, code, or scenarios that depend on this feature. Server for Network Information Service Tools includes an extension to the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in, and the ypclear.exe command-line tool. For more information, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=217355.

RSAT-RDS-Tools-Feature

Remote Desktop Services Tools

Remote Desktop Services Tools includes snap-ins for managing Remote Desktop Services.

SBMgr-UI

Remote Desktop Services Session Broker Tools Admin Pack

This feature adds or removes the Remote Desktop Services Session Broker Tools Admin Pack.

SearchEngine-Server-Package

Windows Search Service

This feature provides content indexing, property caching, and search results for files, e-mail, and other content.

Security-SPP-Vmw

Volume Activation Tools

This feature installs the Volume Activation Tools.

The Volume Activation Tools console can be used to manage volume activation license keys on a Key Management Service (KMS) host or in Active Directory Domain Services. You can use the Volume Activation Tools to install, activate, and manage one or more volume activation license keys, and to configure KMS settings.

ServerCore-Drivers-General

Server Core Drivers

This feature installs sets of drivers that are necessary for Server Core installations.

ServerCore-EA-IME

ServerCore East Asian IME

This feature installs the East Asian IME for Server Core.

ServerCore-EA-IME-WOW64

ServerCore East Asian IME WOW64

This feature installs East Asian IME for Server Core WOW64.

ServerCore-FullServer

Microsoft Windows ServerCore-FullServer

ServerCore-FullServer includes dependencies and common controls thattt are needed to run most software together with user interfaces.

ServerCore-WOW64

Microsoft Windows ServerCore WOW64

Microsoft Windows ServerCore Wow64 Support includes all of WoW64 to support running 32-bit applications on Server Core installations. This feature is required for full Server installations. Uninstalling WoW64 Support will convert a full Server installation into a Server Core installation.

Server-Drivers-General

Server Drivers

This feature installs sets of drivers that are necessary for full Server installations

Server-Drivers-Printers

Server Printer Drivers

This feature installs a set of Server printer drivers.

ServerForNFS-Infrastructure

Server for NFS

Server for NFS enables a computer to share files with UNIX-based computers and other computers that use the NFS protocol.

Server-Gui-Mgmt

Graphical Management Tools and Infrastructure

Graphical Management Tools and Infrastructure includes infrastructure and a minimal server interface that supports Graphical User Interface (GUI) management tools.

Server-Gui-Shell

Server Graphical Shell

Server Graphical Shell provides the full Windows graphical user interface for server, including File Explorer and Internet Explorer. Uninstalling the shell reduces the servicing footprint of the installation, while leaving the ability to run local GUI management tools, as part of the minimal server interface.

ServerManager-Core-RSAT

Remote Server Administration Tools

Remote Server Administration Tools includes snap-ins and command-line tools for remotely managing roles and features.

ServerManager-Core-RSAT-Feature-Tools

Feature Administration Tools

Feature Administration Tools includes snap-ins and command-line tools to remotely manage operating system features.

ServerManager-Core-RSAT-Role-Tools

Role Administration Tools

Role Administration Tools includes snap-ins and command-line tools for remotely managing roles.

Server-Manager-RSAT-File-Services

File Services Tools

File Services Tools includes snap-ins and command-line tools to remotely manage File Services.

ServerMediaFoundation

Media Foundation

Media Foundation, which includes Windows Media Foundation, the Windows Media Format SDK, and a server subset of DirectShow, provides the infrastructure that is required for applications and services to transcode, analyze, and generate thumbnails for media files. Media Foundation is required by the Desktop Experience.

ServerMigration

Windows Server Migration Tools

Windows Server Migration Tools includes Windows PowerShell cmdlets that facilitate migration of server roles, operating system settings, files, and shares from computers that are running earlier versions of Windows Server or Windows Server 2012 to computers that are running Windows Server 2012.

Server-Psh-Cmdlets

Microsoft Windows ServerCore Foundational PowerShell Cmdlets

This feature enables Microsoft Windows ServerCore Foundational PowerShell Cmdlets.

Server-RSAT-SNMP

SNMP Tools

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Tools includes tools for managing SNMP.

ServicesForNFS-ServerAndClient

Services for NFS

This feature allows you to access and share files by using the Network File System (NFS) protocol.

SessionDirectory

Remote Desktop Services Session Directory Server

This feature adds or removes Remote Desktop Services Session Directory Server.

Remote Desktop Connection Broker (RD Connection Broker) allows users to reconnect to their existing virtual desktops, RemoteApp programs, and session-based desktops. It enables even load distribution across RD Session Host servers in a session collection or across pooled virtual desktops in a pooled virtual desktop collection, and provides access to virtual desktops in a virtual desktop collection.

SimpleTCP

Simple TCPIP services

This feature installs Simple TCPIP services.

Simple TCP/IP Services supports the following TCP/IP services: Character Generator, Daytime, Discard, Echo and Quote of the Day. Simple TCP/IP Services is provided for backward compatibility and should not be installed unless it is required.

SIS-Limited

Single Instance Store Limited

This feature provides access to Single Instance Storage (SIS) files (for example, in Data Protection Manager (DPM) scenarios).

SmbDirect

Smb Direct

SmbDirect is a support feature for Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA).

SMBHashGeneration

BranchCache for Network Files

This feature supports network file hash generation for branch caching.

BranchCache for Network Files provides support for BranchCache on this file server. BranchCache is a wide area network (WAN) bandwidth optimization technology that caches content from central corporate content servers at branch office locations. This cache allows client computers at branch offices to access the content locally rather than over the WAN. After you complete the installation of this feature, you must share folders and enable hash generation for shared folders by using Group Policy or Local Computer Policy.

SmbWitness

SmbWitness

Support feature for Continuous Availability

Smtpsvc-Admin-Update-Name

SMTP Server Tools

This feature installs Administration of Windows SMTP services.

SMTP Server Tools includes the Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Manager snap-in.

Smtpsvc-Service-Update-Name

SMTP Server

SMTP Server supports the transfer of e-mail messages between e-mail systems.

SNMP

SNMP Service

This feature includes Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) agents that monitor the activity in network devices and report to the network console workstation

Storage-Services

Storage Services

The Storage Services role is installed by default, but without any additional role services. This basic functionality enables you to use Server Manager or Windows PowerShell to manage the storage functionality of your servers. However, to setup or manage a file server, you should install additional File and Storage Services role services, such as Storage Spaces and storage pools. For more information, see

SUA

Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications [Deprecated]

Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA) is deprecated beginning with this release. You should begin planning now to use alternate methods for any applications, code, or scenarios that depend on this feature. SUA enables you to run and compile UNIX-based applications in the Windows environment. For more information, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=217355.

TelnetClient

Telnet Client

Telnet Client allows you to remotely connect to other computers.

Telnet Client uses the Telnet protocol to connect to a remote Telnet server and run applications on that server.

TelnetServer

Telnet Server

Telnet Server allows other computers to remotely connect to a computer.

Telnet Server allows remote users to perform command-line administration and run programs by using a Telnet client, including UNIX-based clients.

TFTP

TFTP Client

This feature is used to transfer files by using the Trivial File Transfer Protocol.

Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) Client is used to read files from, or write files to, a remote TFTP server. TFTP is primarily used by embedded devices or systems that retrieve firmware, configuration information, or a system image during the boot process from a TFTP server.

TIFFIFilter

Windows TIFF IFilter

Windows TIFF IFilter (Tagged Image File Format Index Filter) enables the indexing and searching of Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) files by using Optical Character Recognition (OCR).

UpdateServices

Windows Server Update Services

Windows Server Update Services allows network administrators to manage Microsoft updates for corporate servers and client computers.

UpdateServices-API

API and PowerShell cmdlets

This feature installs the .NET API and PowerShell cmdlets for remote management, automated task creation, and managing WSUS from the command line.

UpdateServices-Database

Database

This feature installs the database that is used by WSUS.

UpdateServices-RSAT

Windows Server Update Services Tools

Windows Server Update Services Tools includes graphical and Powershell tools for managing WSUS.

UpdateServices-Services

WSUS Services

This feature installs the following services that are used by Windows Server Update Services:

  • Update Service

  • Reporting Web Service

  • API Remoting Web Service

  • Client Web Service

  • Simple Web Authentication Web Service

  • Server Synchronization Service

  • DSS Authentication Web Service

UpdateServices-UI

User Interface Management Console

This feature installs the WSUS Management Console user interface (UI).

UpdateServices-WidDatabase

WID Database

This feature installs the database that is used by WSUS into Windows Internal Database (WID).

User-Interfaces-Infra

User Interfaces and Infrastructure

This feature contains the available User Experience and Infrastructure options for the operating system.

VmHostAgent

Remote Desktop Virtualization Host

This feature adds or removes the VM Host Agent.

Remote Desktop Virtualization Host (RD Virtualization Host) enables users to connect to virtual desktops by using RemoteApp and Desktop Connection.

VolumeActivation-Full-Role

Volume Activation Services

This feature installs Volume Activation Services.

Volume Activation Services allows you to automate and simplify the management of Key Management Service (KMS) host keys and the volume key activation infrastructure for a network. By using this service, you can install and manage a KMS host, or configure Microsoft ActiveDirectory-Based Activation to provide volume activation for domain-joined systems.

WAS-ConfigurationAPI

Configuration APIs

This feature installs managed code configuration APIs.

Configuration APIs enable applications that are built by using the .NET Framework to programmatically configure the Windows Process Activation Model. This feature lets the application developer automatically configure Windows Process Activation Model settings when the application runs instead of requiring the administrator to manually configure these settings.

WAS-NetFxEnvironment

.NET Environment 3.5

This feature installs the .NET Environment to support managed code activation in the process model.

WAS-ProcessModel

Process Model

This feature installs the Process Model for the Windows Process Activation Service

The Process Model hosts web and WCF services. The process model offers rapid failure protection, health monitoring, and recycling. The Windows Process Activation Service Process Model removes the dependency on HTTP.

WAS-WindowsActivationService

Windows Process Activation Service

This feature installs the Windows Process Activation Service.

The Windows Process Activation Service generalizes the IIS process model and thereby removes the dependency on HTTP. All IIS features that were previously available to HTTP applications only are made available to applications that host Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services by using non-HTTP protocols. IIS 8.0 also uses the Windows Process Activation Service for message-based activation over HTTP.

WCF-HTTP-Activation

Windows Communication Foundation HTTP Activation

HTTP Activation supports process activation by using HTTP. Applications that use HTTP Activation can dynamically start and stop in response to work items that arrive over the network over HTTP.

WCF-HTTP-Activation45

HTTP Activation

HTTP Activation supports process activation by using HTTP. Applications that use HTTP Activation can dynamically start and stop in response to work items that arrive over the network over HTTP.

WCF-MSMQ-Activation45

Message Queuing (MSMQ) Activation

Message Queuing Activation supports process activation by using Message Queuing. Applications that use Message Queuing Activation can dynamically start and stop in response to work items that arrive over the network over Message Queuing.

WCF-NonHTTP-Activation

Windows Communication Foundation Non-HTTP Activation

Non-HTTP Activation supports process activation by using Message Queuing, TCP and named pipes. Applications that use Non-HTTP Activation can dynamically start and stop in response to work items that arrive over the network over Message Queuing, TCP and named pipes.

WCF-Pipe-Activation45

Named Pipe Activation

Named Pipes Activation supports process activation by using named pipes. Applications that use Named Pipes Activation can dynamically start and stop in response to work items that arrive over the network over named pipes.

WCF-Services45

WCF Services

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Activation> uses the Windows Process Activation Service to invoke applications remotely over the network by using protocols such as HTTP, Message Queuing, TCP, and named pipes. This enables applications to dynamically start and stop in response to incoming work items.

WCF-TCP-Activation45

TCP Activation

TCP Activation supports process activation by using TCP. Applications that use TCP Activation can dynamically start and stop in response to work items that arrive over the network over TCP.

WCF-TCP-PortSharing45

TCP Port Sharing

TCP Port Sharing allows multiple net.tcp applications to share a single TCP port. These applications can coexist on the same physical computer in separate, isolated processes, and can share the network infrastructure that is required to send and receive traffic over a TCP port, such as port 808.

WebAccess

Remote Desktop Web Access

This feature adds or removes Remote Desktop Services Web Access.

Remote Desktop Web Access (RD Web Access) enables users to access RemoteApp and Desktop Connection through the Start screen or through a web browser. RemoteApp and Desktop Connection provide users with a customized view of RemoteApp programs, session-based desktops, and virtual desktops.

WebEnrollmentServices

Web Enrollment Services

This feature adds or removes the Web Enrollment Services.

Certification Authority Web Enrollment provides a simple web interface that allows users to perform tasks such as request and renew certificates, retrieve certificate revocation lists (CRLs), and enroll for smart card certificates.

WindowsFeedbackForwarder

Windows Feedback Forwarder

Windows Feedback Forwarder allows you to automatically and securely send feedback to Microsoft after setting a group policy on an organizational unit. After you configure the group policy and join the Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP), Windows periodically collects and uploads statistical information that is used to fix problems in Windows and to create new and better products. The collected information is not used to identify or contact you or your company.

Windows-Identity-Foundation

Windows Identity Foundation 3.5

Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) 3.5 is a set of .NET Framework classes that can be used to implement claims-based identity in .NET 3.5 and 4.0 applications. WIF 3.5 has been superseded by WIF classes that are provided as part of .NET 4.5. It is recommended that you use .NET 4.5 to support claims-based identity in applications.

Windows-Internal-Database

Windows Internal Database

Windows Internal Database is a relational data store that can only be used by Windows roles and features such as Active Directory Rights Management Services, Windows Server Update Services, and Windows System Resource Manager.

WindowsMediaPlayer

This feature installs the Windows Media Player.

WindowsPowerShellWebAccess

Windows PowerShell Web Access

This feature adds or removes Windows PowerShell Web Access.

Windows PowerShell Web Access lets a server act as a web gateway through which users can manage remote computers by running Windows PowerShell sessions in a web browser. After Windows PowerShell Web Access is installed, an administrator completes the gateway configuration in the Web Server (IIS) management console.

WindowsServerBackup

Windows Server Backup

Windows Server Backup allows backup and recovery of operating system state, files and folders, and application data on protected servers. You can schedule backups, and protect the entire server or specific volumes.

WindowsServerBackupSnapin

Windows Server Backup SnapIn

Windows Server Backup Snap-in allows configuring, monitoring and maintaining Windows Server Backup, inbox backup and recovery application

WindowsStorageManagementService

Windows Standards-Based Storage Management

Windows Standards-Based Storage Management provides the ability to discover, manage, and monitor storage devices using management interfaces that conform to the SMI-S standard. This functionality is exposed as a set of Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes and Windows PowerShell cmdlets.

WINSRuntime

WINS Runtime

This feature adds or removes the Windows Internet Name Service – Runtime.

Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) Server provides a distributed database for registering and querying dynamic mappings of NetBIOS names for computers and groups used on a network. WINS maps NetBIOS names to IP addresses and solves the problems arising from NetBIOS name resolution in routed environments.

WINS-Server-Tools

WINS Server Tools

This feature installs the WINS Server Tools.

WINS Server Tools includes the WINS Manager snap-in and command-line tool for managing the WINS Server.

WirelessNetworking

Wireless LAN Service

This feature installs the Microsoft Windows Wireless Networking feature.

Wireless LAN (WLAN) Service configures and starts the WLAN AutoConfig service, regardless of whether the computer has any wireless adapters. WLAN AutoConfig enumerates wireless adapters, and manages both wireless connections and the wireless profiles that contain the settings that are required to configure a wireless client to connect to a wireless network.

WMISnmpProvider

WMI SNMP Provider

SNMP Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Provider enables WMI clients to consume SNMP information through the CIM model as implemented by WMI (For ServerCore).

The SNMP WMI Provider enables WMI client scripts and applications to access SNMP information. Clients can use WMI C++ interfaces and scripting objects to communicate with network devices that use the SNMP protocol and can receive SNMP traps as WMI events.

WSRM

Windows System Resource Manager [Deprecated]

Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM) is deprecated beginning with this release. You should begin planning now to use alternate methods for any applications, code, or scenarios that depend on this feature. WSRM is an administrative tool that controls how CPU and memory resources are allocated. For more information, see Deprecated Features for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

WSRM-RSAT

Windows System Resource Manager RSAT [Deprecated]

Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM) Standard Windows Resource Management Tool (RSAT) is deprecated beginning with this release. You should begin planning now to use alternate methods for any applications, code, or scenarios that depend on this feature. Windows System Resource Manager is an administrative tool that controls how CPU and memory resources are allocated. For more information, see Deprecated Features for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Xps-Foundation-Xps-Viewer

XPS Viewer

XPS Viewer allows you to read, copy, print, sign, and set permissions for XPS documents.

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