Can the PowerShell ISE be Installed on Windows Server 2012 Server Core Installation?

I noticed a few days ago that the PowerShell ISE is an available feature on Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate when running the Server Core Installation (no GUI):

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Does that mean the PowerShell ISE can run on Server Core in Windows Server 2012 unlike in Windows Server 2008 R2? Let’s find out.

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The installation takes a long time and then you’re prompted to restart when it’s complete:

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Finally when the restart is finished and you log in, Server Manager will be loaded and you’ll discover that you now have what’s called “Minimum Server Interface”:

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So the answer is no, the PowerShell ISE can’t be installed on “Server Core” in 2012.

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