What action does the Windows PowerShell command Install-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra –Restart perform when it is run on a Server Core installation of Windows Server 2012?
Quick check answer
It converts the server to a Minimal Server Interface installation by downloading the necessary feature binaries from Windows Update.
The above tip was excerpted from Mitch Tulloch’s book Training Guide: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 from Microsoft Press.
Mitch is a nine-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and a widely recognized expert on Windows administration, deployment and virtualization. For more information see http://www.mtit.com.