Sunday, July 18, 2010

Server 2008 - Wireless Feature Disabled

I recently found myself trying to set up a server to act as a bridge to get wireless from the hotel into my room and to a switch. I already had Server 2008 installed on a box running HyperV and thought it should be no trouble to plug in my wireless card and bridge the network.

Long story short: Wireless LAN 'Feature' is disabled by default. To enable it, go to Server Manager > Features > Wireless Lan Service.

Here is the link that led me to this:

Note the consistent inconsistency by Microsoft as this is called a service in the list of features.

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