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

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Adding servers to Server Manager (Should know)

In Windows Server 2012, you have an option to manually add servers to the Server Manager. The following recipe explains this procedure.

How to do it...

  1. Open Server Manager.
  2. From the Manage tab on the top-right section of the screen, select Add Server.
  3. You can add servers from the Active Directory, DNS, or Import tab as shown in the following screenshot:
    How to do it...
  4. Select the appropriate servers using the right arrow button and click on OK. You will see these new servers in the Server Manager dashboard.

    Note

    At a later stage, unwanted servers can be removed from the list by right-clicking and selecting the Remove Server ...

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