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Manage Server 2012 Like a Pro… Or, Better, Like an Evil Overlord! Presented by Mark Minasi firstname.lastname@example.org @mminasi on twitter 1 copyright 2013 Mark Minasi; please do not redistribute, and thanks for respecting my copyrights!
Create the USB Stick o Diskpart o List disks o See which one is the USB stick "disk" o Select disk disknumber o clean o create partition primary o active o assign o format fs=ntfs quick label="2012 Install" 9
Overlord Ideas in Action 18 Another important Evil Overlord tip is "I will be secure in my superiority. Therefore, I will feel no need to prove it by leaving clues in the form of riddles to my weaknesses." While I'm not sure, I think this explains the kinda thin documentation for Server 2012 and its management tools.
Useful Keystrokes ([w]=Windows key) 30 Find an app in Metro: just type on the screen See battery power: bring up the charms Get the keyboard: Search in Metro, taskbar on Desktop (may have to include as a toolbar)
Overlord Ideas in Action 32 "I will dress in bright and cheery colors, and so throw my enemies into confusion." Translated, this means 'I only created that pretty-and-annoying tablet interface on Server 2012 to make you want to learn PowerShell."
Setting the GUI's Level 38 To get this UI:Which includesin install- windowsfeature in Wizard Server CoreCmd prompt, PowerShell, some GUI tools, no Internet Explorer none… use uninstall- windowsfeature server-gui-mgmt- infra Uncheck "User Interfaces and Infrastructure" MinimalServer Manager, MMCs, no IE server-gui-mgmt- infra Graphical Management Tools and Infrastructure Full GUIServer with GUI, IE, runs any 2008 R2 apps but no Media Player, WinRT apps server-gui-shellServer Graphical Shell Full MetroFull Windows 8 user interface, Store, Media Player desktop-experienceDesktop Experience