I'm trying to run the Device Manager and Disk Management MMC snap-ins against a Server Core installation, but they won't function. Why?

A. For Device Manager, the Plug and Play (PnP) policy must be enabled. To enable PnP, load the local policy on the Server Core box (or create a GPO that applies to the Server Core) and enable the “Allow remote access to the PnP interface” policy under Computer Configuration, Administrative Templates, System, Device Installation. Reboot the Server Core computer. The Disk Management MMC snap-in requires that the Virtual Disk Service be running, which you can accomplish with the Net Start VDS command

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