Server core: small footprint, big security

Tuesday, 5 June 2007, 12:22 PM EST

IT administrators are justifiably excited by the idea of a "server core" in Windows Server 2008, formerly code-named Longhorn Server. The technology, which strips out extraneous functionality to allow just the services needed to run a server in a specific role, promises easier installation and a smaller footprint once set up. It even has implications for security.

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