PowerShell ISE: Not Installed By Default in Windows Server 2008 R2


PowerShell 2.0 is installed by default in Windows Server 2008 R2. However, the PowerShell ISE is not… Turns out that the ISE is not installed by default and needs to be added as a Feature.

This is different to a manual install of PowerShell 2 on Windows 2008 (or 2003) where the ISE is included as part of the Windows Management Framework Install.

You can get this feature installed via the following PowerShell commands:

Import-Module ServerManager
Add-Windowsfeature PowerShell-ISE

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My name is Ronni Pedersen and I'm currently working as a Cloud Architect at APENTO in Denmark. My primary focus is Enterprise Client Management solutions, based on technologies like AzureAD, Intune, EMS and System Center Configuration Manager. I'm is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft MVP in Enterprise Mobility.

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