Implementing a Servicing Model for a Server Appliance
This section provides information about implementing a solution for keeping a server appliance up-to-date with the latest operating system updates.
- Methods of Servicing a Server Appliance
Describes the various ways you can keep a server appliance up-to-date.
- How to Enable Windows Automatic Updates on Server Core
Explains how to enable automatic updates in Windows on a server appliance that is based on Server Core.
- Enabling WSUS Updates on Server Core
Shows where you can find information about configuring Server Core to allow Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to install updates to the server appliance.
- How Updates for Optional Features are Applied
Describes how updates to optional features are applied when optional features are enabled or disabled.
- Server Appliances and Windows Embedded Server
Defines server appliance and describes the role of Windows Embedded Server in server-appliance development.
- Checklist for Server Appliance Development
Describes the steps for planning and developing a server-appliance platform based on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008.
- Building a Server Appliance Based on Server Core
Explains how to evaluate if Server Core is appropriate for your server-appliance project, and describes how to build a server appliance based on Server Core.
- Creating a Remote Management Interface for a Server Appliance
Describes how to implement a remote-management solution as part of the development of a server-appliance platform.
- Locking Down the Configuration of a Server Appliance
Explains how to help minimize the security vulnerabilities of a server appliance, and describes how to keep the configuration of the server appliance from changing.