Using Server Core

Command-line tools and other management tools (both local and remote) can be used to manage a machine running Server Core.

The following table lists links to Server Core application development topics for Windows Server 2008. Use these topics for reference if you are developing or migrating a management tool for use on Server Core.

Determining Whether Server Core Is Running Demonstrates how to programmatically determine whether Server Core is running.
Migrating Management Agents to Server Core Describes the code changes required to migrate a management agent to Server Core.
Developing Applications for Server Core Lists general application development guidelines for developing management tools for Server Core.