Server Manager Command-Line Tool

Server Manager offers a command-line tool—ServerManagerCmd.exe—that automates the deployment of roles and features on computers running Windows Server® 2008.

You can use ServerManagerCmd.exe to install and to remove roles, role services, and features. ServerManagerCmd.exe parameters also display a list of all roles, role services, and features both installed and available for installation on the computer.

In this section

This section contains the following topics.

Overview of Server Manager Commands

Creating an Answer File for Server Manager Commands

Interpreting Output from Server Manager Commands