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Windows Server 2008 Core Installation

Remote Access In The Console

Access from the remote desktop in Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 can be unlocked with the following command:

Access from remote desktop enabled

cscript c:\windows\system32\scregedit.wsf /ar 0

Once complete, access can be established with the remote desktop.

Establishing the connection

Remote desktop is active

Access from Windows Remote Shell can also be activated using the command winrm quickconfig on the server.

Activating access in the Remote Shell

Note that only the prompt CMD.EXE can be used; the Windows Powershell is not available, as it is accessed through the .NET framework. The .NET framework cannot be used in the Core Installation.