Features On Demand – Windows Server 2012

Features on Demand is a new feature of Windows Server 2012 that allows the user to remove the binary files required to install a Windows feature, therefore reducing the security footprint of the Windows Server 2012 installation. To use Features on Demand, go through each Windows feature that is not enabled and run the Uninstall-WindowsFeature […]
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Do You Need To Specify An Alternate Source Path – Server 2012

When trying to install .NET 3.5 or another Windows feature on Microsoft Windows Server 2012, you may get this error: Do you need to specify an alternate source path? One or more installation selections are missing source files on the destination server. The server will try to get missing source files from Windows Update, or from […]
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Windows Server 2012 – Features On Demand

Windows Server 2012 – Features On Demand allows you to slim down your Windows Server installation by removing the binary files that make it possible to install unused features. Removing files required to install unused features reduces the security footprint of Windows Server 2012 and the amount of available exploits by up to 90%. Features […]
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