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In the following context. You can not add roles and features in Windows Server manager to install roles and features on down level servers?

Reading a Windows Server 2012 book but the way .

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Down level servers as in Server 2003 and 8? – Ben Lavender Apr 4 '13 at 19:01
Can not propagate permissions and features to slave servers? – Ярослав Рахматуллин Apr 4 '13 at 22:33
Think your Correct Ben it is servers with older operating em systems. Thanks – topcat Apr 5 '13 at 7:25
@topcat - Please clarify your question by editing it. I am pretty sure there is an option to export the roles that can be migrated to previous versions, and if there isn't by default, then there are tools that exist that allow this. – Ramhound Apr 5 '13 at 11:50

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