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Install Windows Server Backup Features on a Server Core Using Windows Powershell

To install the Windows Server Backup features on a Server Core installation, perform the following steps:

Step 1: Log in to the Server Core installation.
Step 2: Enter the following command from within the command window that appears, and then press Enter to start a Windows PowerShell session:

Powershell

Step 3: Enter the following command to make the Server Manager features available from within the Windows PowerShell session:

PS C:\Import-Module Servermanager

Step 4: Enter the following command to add the Windows Server Backup feature:

PS C:\Install-WindowsFeature Windows-Server-Backup

Step 5: Enter the following command to confirm the Windows Server Backup feature is installed:

PS C:\Get-WindowsFeature | where {$_.Name -eq “Windows-Server-Backup”}

Step 6: Type Exit to end the Windows PowerShell session and return to the command window.
Step 7: Type wbadmin /? and confirm wbadmin tools are installed.

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