Longhorn Server to have many faces - configurable by the user

Posted on Saturday, Dec 11 2004 @ 12:57 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft will let customers configure the next major release of Windows Server for specific server tasks, rather than selling a host of different Windows Server Longhorn editions tailored to those tasks, a company executive said Friday.

The release, code-named Windows Server Longhorn and set to ship in 2007, will support much more granular role-based installation than does the current Windows Server 2003. This will include the option to install only the software code needed to support a certain role, such as terminal server or file server.
Read more at InfoWorld


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