The Server Manager snap-in is a handy way to see what roles a Windows server has and to add new ones. But, it doesn't give you a lot of detail about those roles. During this week's episode of TR Dojo, I show you how to quickly get detailed information about all the roles on a Windows server using two PowerShell scripts (import-module servermanager and get-windowsfeature).
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