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Instant Migration from Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 to 2012 How-to by Santhosh Sivarajan

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Installing administration tools (Must know)

In this recipe, we will explain the new features and options available in Windows Server 2012 to manage and administer remote or local servers. This recipe also covers some of the deployment tasks that are relevant for migrating Windows Server 2008/R2 to Windows Server 2012.

Getting ready

Like other operating systems, Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) is available in Windows Server 2012 also. This tool pack includes administration tools, PowerShell cmdlets, and other utilities to manage and administer local and remote servers. This is a feature in Windows Server 2012. It can be added by using the Add Roles and Features wizard from Server Manager.

In this recipe, I will explain a procedure to deploy ...

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