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Topic # 114334 16-Feb-2013 08:33 Send private message

I don't want to consume a license just for the server manager, so I was wondering if I could use the existing 2008 server manager or if not, is the a management console install for workstation (Win 7), if the latter, can anyone advise what it is called on the MSDN search?

Download should complete in a couple of hours so I should be able to answer the first question myself quite soon.

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  Reply # 763337 16-Feb-2013 09:05 Send private message

Afaik it is not. You need to use windows 8, and download and install server manager, or another server 2012.




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  Reply # 763363 16-Feb-2013 10:36 Send private message

There is a free 3rd party management tool available.

http://www.5nine.com/5nine-manager-for-hyper-v-product.aspx




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  Reply # 763371 16-Feb-2013 11:15 Send private message

I think that 3rd party tool is just for Hyper-V

server manager 2012 only runs on 2012 itself or Windows 8, so you'll need to run it from there or RDP into one of those OSes from your Win7



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  Reply # 763473 16-Feb-2013 16:57 Send private message

I can confirm that the previous version of server manager is not compatible. I have another 2012 standard (GUI) instance and I was able to connect using that, and discovered the significantly more powerful remote management features of 2012.

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