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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 – Install Server Roles

You may use the script below to install the File, Print, DFS, and Windows Server Backup roles on a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system.

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.SYNOPSIS
Install File, Print, DFS and Windows Server Backup roles and features.
.DESCRIPTION
Automate the install of the File, Print, DFS and Windows Server Backup roles and features.
.EXAMPLE
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.AUTHOR
Written by Noel Enrique Alvarez on Monday, November 16, 2015.
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#Install the File Server and File Server Resource Manager roles
Install-WindowsFeature -Name FS-FileServer -IncludeAllSubFeature -IncludeManagementTools
Install-WindowsFeature -Name FS-Resource-Manager -IncludeAllSubFeature -IncludeManagementTools

#Pause for (5) seconds
Start-Sleep 5

#Install the DFS Namespaces role
Install-WindowsFeature -Name FS-DFS-Namespace -IncludeAllSubFeature -IncludeManagementTools

#Pause for (5) seconds
Start-Sleep 5

#Install the Print Server role
Install-WindowsFeature -Name Print-Server -IncludeAllSubFeature -IncludeManagementTools

#Pause for (5) seconds
Start-Sleep 5

#Install the Windows Server Backup feature
Install-WindowsFeature -Name Windows-Server-Backup -IncludeAllSubFeature -IncludeManagementTools

#End of script

 

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