Honolulu ! Finally is here !

Honolulu is the future of managing Microsoft windows server, no need to open up many mmc to perform your tasks, with Honolulu you can do everything from one place,

Let’s get started,

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Honolulu (Technical Preview)
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2016
Windows Management Framwork (WMF) version 5.0
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2



  • PC : Windows 10 (Workgroup)

  • Server : Windows Server 2012 R2 (Domain Controller)


Tasks :

1 – Install the Honolulu in PC (Windows 10)


2 – From the PC (Windows 10) -> Add the server (our Windows Server 2012 R2) to the TrustedHost using PowerShell Commands :

  • First command to verify the TrusedHost (it’s empty) :

Get-Item WSMan:\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts

  • Second command is to add the server to TrusedHost :

Set-Item WSMan:\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts -Value “,DC1.GEEK2PRO.LOCAL”

Then click “Y” to valid your choice, you can check again using the first command that your server is added successfully to your TrusedHost


3 – Verify the WMF installed on the Server (Windows Server 2012 R2)

  • Via PowerShell tape this command :


In this case our Server is on WMF 5.0 (if not you can perform the installation bellow)13-CheckVersionof_WMF_inServer12

4 – Install the WMF 5.0


5 – Add the Server (Windows Server 2012 R2) to the Honolulu console for management



Choose Server Manager to start managing your server16

As you see bellow all roles and features are availabale from one interface18

More :


Try it,
Test it,

Enjoy it 🙂


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