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Windows Server 2008 administrative consoles shortcuts

I’ve posted similar list some time ago but it doesn’t include all Windows Server 2008 shortcuts (e.g. – Share And Storage Management and many others), so this list covers Server 2008 consoles (*.msc).\n

Command Line

Console Name

AdRmsAdmin.msc    Active Directory Rights Management Services
Adsiedit.msc    ADSI Edit
Azman.msc Authorization Manager
Certmgr.msc Certmgr (Certificates)
Certtmpl.msc Certificates Template Console
CluAdmin.msc Failover Cluster Management
Comexp.msc Component Services
Compmgmt.msc Computer Management
Devmgmt.msc Device Manager
Dfsmgmt.msc DFS Management
Dhcpmgmt.msc DHCP Manager
Diskmgmt.msc Disk Management
Dnsmgmt.msc DNS Manager
Domain.msc Active Directory Domains And Trusts
Dsa.msc Active Directory Users And Computers
Dssite.msc Active Directory Sites And Services
Eventvwr.msc Event Viewer
Fsmgmt.msc Shared Folders
Fsrm.msc File Server Resource Manager
Fxsadmin.msc Microsoft Fax Service Manager
Gpedit.msc Local Group Policy Editor
Lusrmgr.msc Local Users And Groups
Napclcfg.msc NAP Client Configuration
Nfsmgmt.msc Services For Network File System
Nps.msc Network Policy Server
Ocsp.msc Online Responder
Perfmon.msc Reliability And Performance Monitor
Pkiview.msc Enterprise PKI
Printmanagement.msc Print Management
Remoteprograms.msc TS RemoteApp Management
Rsop.msc Resultant Set of Policy
Secpol.msc Local Security Policy
ServerManager.msc Server Manager
StorageMgmt.msc Share And Storage Management
Services.msc Services
StorExpl.msc Storage Explorer
Tapimgmt.msc Telephony
Taskschd.msc Task Scheduler
Tmp.msc Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Management
Tsadmin.msc Terminal Services Management
Tsconfig.msc Terminal Services Configuration
Tsgateway.msc TS Gateway Manager
Tsmmc.msc Remote Desktops
Uddi.msc UDDI Services Console
Wbadmin.msc Windows Server Backup
Wdsmgmt.msc Windows Deployment Services
Winsmgmt.msc WINS Manager
WmiMgmt.msc WMI Control
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List of Windows MMC Snap-ins and Control Panel Applets

This is a very useful list which may save you from excessive mouse moves and may be useful in many other ways. I still very vell remember situation when I lost a lot of time trying to sort out some problem with TS on a Windows Server 2003 which for some reasons had all administrative tools shortcuts removed from Start menu.
MSCs
ADFS.msc
AD Federation Services
CERTMGR.msc
Certificate Management –Current User
CERTSRV.msc
Certification Authority
CERTTMPL.msc
Certificate Templates
COMPMGMT.msc
Computer Management
COMEXP.msc
Component Services  C:windowssystem32com
DCOMCNFG 
Component Services
DSA.msc 
ADUC (AD Users and Computers)
DFSGUI.msc
DFS Management
DFSMGMT.msc
DFS Management R2
DNSMGMT.msc 
DNS Management
DOMAIN.msc
Domains and Trusts
DSSITE.msc
Sites and Services
EVENTVWR.msc
Event Viewer
GPEDIT.msc
Local Policy
GPMC.msc 
Group Policy Management Console
PKIVIEW.msc
PKI management
RSOP.msc
Resultant set of Policy
SECPOL.msc
Local Security Policy
SERVICES.msc
Services
SCHMMGMT.msc  
Schema Management
TASKMGR
Task Manager
TSCC.msc 
TS Configuration
EXEs:
TSADMIN
TS Administrator
LICMGR
TS Licensing
WINDOWS 2003 ADMINISTRATION TOOLS PACK
ADMGMT.msc
AD Management –Domains, Sites, DNS and ADUC
PKMGMT.msc
PKI Management – Authorities, Templates
IPADDRMGMT.msc
WINS,DNS and DHCP in one console
ADMGMT.msc
AD Management –Domains, Sites, DNS and ADUC
PKMGMT.msc
PKI Management – Authorities, Templates
IPADDRMGMT.msc
WINS,DNS and DHCP in one console
2008 SERVER
SERVERMANAGER.msc
Server Manager
NAPCLCFG.msc
Network Access Protection Client Configuration
STOREXPL.msc
Storage Manager
TSCONFIG
TS Configuration
WBADMIN
Windows Server Backup
WF.msc
Windows Firewall + Advanced Security
CLUADMIN.msc
Failover Cluster Manager
Windows OS management
NCPA.CPL 
Network Properties
APPWIZ.CPL
Add remove programs
DEVMGMT.msc
Device Manager
FSMGMT.msc
File Share Management
SYSDM.CPL
System Properties
FIREWALL.CPL
Firewall applet
DESK.CPL
Display Properties
CONTROL
Control Panel
SYSDM.CPL
System Properties       
ACCESS.CPL 
Accessibility Options         
APPWIZ.CPL
Add/Remove Programs           
TIMEDATE.CPL
Date/Time Properties
DESK.CPL         
Display Properties 
FINDFAST.CPL          
FindFast                      
FONTS 
Fonts Folder     
INETCPL.CPL 
Internet Properties           
JOY.CPL 
Joystick Properties
LUSRMGR.MSC
Local Users and Groups           
MAIN.CPL Keyboard 
Keyboard Properties    
control MLCFG32.CPL 
Microsoft Exchange  
WGPOCPL.CPL 
Microsoft Mail Post Office       
MAIN.CPL
Mouse Properties              
MMSYS.CPL 
Sound         
PASWORD.CPL
Password Properties           
MAIN.CPL
PC CARD (pcmcia)
PRINTERS 
Printers Folder               
INTL.CPL 
Regional Settings             
STICPL.CPL 
Scanners and Cameras          
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