The rightmost pane found in most preconfigured Microsoft Management Console windows, which contains context sensitive controls for the object(s) selected in the other panes.
Background Intelligence Transfer Service (BITS) Peer-Caching
A Windows Server 2008 component that enables computers to share their updates with each other on a peer-to-peer basis, rather than download them all from a WSUS server.
A instance of MMC with one or more snap-ins installed.
Delegation of Control Wizard
A tool in the Active Directory Users and Computers console that assigns permissions based on common administrative tasks.
The middle or right pane of the Microsoft Management Console interface that displays the contents of the item selected in the scope pane.
Microsoft Management Console modules tha provide additional functionality to specific standalone snap-ins.
Initial Configuration Tasks
The window that appears when you start Windows Server 2008 computer for the first time after installing the operating system. This window presents a consolidated view of the post-installation tasks that, in previous Windows Server version, you had to perform using various interfaces presented during and after the OS setup process.
Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
A Windows shell application tha loads snap-ins that you can use to manage the local server or any other server on the network running the same role or feature.
Network Level Authentication (NLA)
A Terminal Services feature that confirms the user's identity with the Credential Security Service Provider (CredSSP) protocol before the client and the server establish the Terminal Services connection.
A limited Terminal Services implementation included with all Windows Server 2008 products that enables the computer to support up to two administrative connections.
Remote Desktop Connection
A program running on a desktop computer that establishes a connection to a terminal server using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and displays a session window containing a desktop or application.
The leftmost pane found in a Microsoft Management Console window, used for navigation between snap-ins, nodes, or folders.
Apllication modules that plug into the Microsoft Management Console interface, which you can use to configure operating system settings, applications, and services.
A single tool that you can install directly into an empty Microsoft Management Console window. Standalone snap-ins appear in the first level directly beneath the console root in the console's scope pane.
Windows Service Update Services (WSUS)
A program that downloads updates from the Microsoft Update Website and stores them for administrative evaluation. An administrator can then select the updates to deploy and computers on the network download them using a reconfigured Automatic Updates client.