Some of you may remember a free tool that you could use to configure Windows Server 2008 core (basically a simple GUI that allowed you to setup the system), unfortunately this tool was removed from the web.
This *new* tool is uncomplied code (Script based) so you can even include your own additions in required.
Its available at : http://www.codeplex.com/CoreConfig
This Tool is a collection of scripts which will help provision and configure a Base Windows 2008 Server Core installation, The Server Core Configurator enables you to do all those 'little jobs' via a GUI, quickly and easily! Product Licencing Networking Features DCPromo Tool ISCSI Settings Server Roles and Features User and Group Permissions Share Creation and Deletion Firewall Settings Display Settings Add & Remove Drivers Screensaver Settings Windows Updates (Including WSUS) and so much more...
Thanks to Andrew Auret / Tony Ison (colleagues in Microsoft UK for this tool).
If you like it, leave me a comment and I'll pass these on to Andrew and Tony.