Windows Server Commands, References, and Tools
Updated: June 17, 2009
Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
In this section, you can browse tools by category and locate reference information.
Administration with Scripting Technologies for Windows Server 2008 R2. Learn about Windows Server 2008 R2 administration with different scripting technologies, such as Windows PowerShell and Micrsosoft Visual Basic® Scripting Edition (VBScript).
Windows PowerShell. Learn about Windows PowerShell and find additional resources, such as the Windows PowerShell online Help, SDK, Programmer’s Guide, and team blog.
Command Reference. This content is the same for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Browse an alphabetized list of commands and a list of commands organized by technology. These Windows Server commands can be run at a command prompt or used in scripts and batch files, when appropriate.
Network Shell (Netsh) Technical Reference. Learn more about and browse the command reference for Network shell (netsh), which is a command-line utility that allows you to configure and display the status of various network communications server roles and components after they are installed on computers running Windows Server 2008.
Network and Sharing Center. This content is the same for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Learn from the full set of documentation for Network and Sharing Center, which provides tools to view, configure, and troubleshoot network access for the local computer running Windows Server 2008.
Security Tools. Browse an alphabetized list of tools.
Frequently Asked Questions for the Customer Experience Improvement Program in Windows Server 2008. Discover information about the Windows Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) in Windows Server® 2008, which is a voluntary program you can participate in if you want to help Microsoft improve its operating systems over time.
Windows Server 2008 Glossary. Browse an alphabetized list of terms for Windows Server 2008.
Glossary for Windows Server 2008 R2. Browse an alphabetized list of terms for Windows Server 2008 R2.