In Windows Server Core you need to type commands in command prompt in order to perform different task. Following are some basic commands that you can run on server core for below mention purposes.
Check IP address:
Set IP and Gateway in core:
Show Ethernet status in Server Core:
Set DNS address in Server Core:
Change system name in Windows Server Core:
Where w-pc is new system name, waqas is username, w7cloud is domain name and w@q@s333 is password for user.
Join domain in Server Core 2008:
To remove a computer from the domain in Server Core:
Add an OU in active directory:
Where HR is OU name and w7cloud is domain name.
Add Security Group in an OU:
The above command create a security group in organization unit “HR” under the domain w7cloud.com
Create user account in an Organizational Unit (OU):
Change the user’s password in Windows Server Core:
For example “net user administrator P@ssword” reset the password for administrator to P@ssword.
Reboot the Windows Server Core:
Above command restart the system without any delay.
Firewall setting in Windows Server Core:
Enable Remote Management on Server core:
Advantage of remote management is that you can access any system from anywhere and can easily configure them.
You can access server core through remote connection, on server core run the following command to enable remote login.
Run following command on system from where you want to access the remote server core.
Above command will remotely modify the registry of system and now open remote desktop connection and type the name of server core, provide credential and get login.