With Windows Server 2003, Microsoft breathed new life into the often overlooked command shell. There are dozens of new commands, and it's difficult to find a task that you can't accomplish via the command prompt.
Here's a partial list of the services that you can manage almost 100 percent from the command line:
In addition, Windows Server 2003's command shell sports autocompletion using the [Tab] key. For example, type cd \dir, and press [Tab] to complete the cd \directory command. If there's more than one match to the partial string, press [Tab] repeatedly until you see the desired match.