Windows Server 2008 R2 – Core Configurator 2.0

The latest version of Core Configurator built and designed for Windows Server 2008 R2 Core edition is now available on

It is completely open source so it can be amended to fit your requirements, this version has been a year in the making and has been written in Powershell with a reference to Winforms so that a GUI format is displayed.

The primary focus of this project is to get feedback and contributions back from the community to make this a tool the best/ free tool everyone will want in their toolkit.


Core Configuration tasks include:

  • Product Licensing
  • Networking Features
  • DCPromo Tool
  • ISCSI Settings
  • Server Roles and Features
  • User and Group Permissions
  • Share Creation and Deletion
  • Dynamic Firewall settings
  • Display | Screensaver Settings
  • Add & Remove Drivers
  • Proxy settings
  • Windows Updates (Including WSUS)
  • Multipath I/O
  • Hyper-V including virtual machine thumbnails
  • Join Domain and Computer rename
  • Add/remove programs
  • Services
  • WinRM
  • Complete logging of all commands executed