Windows Communication Framework (WCF)

by Walter Oliver

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is a feature of Windows Server® 2008.

It can be activated by using the Server Manager's "Add Features Wizard". The Server Manager is a Microsoft Management Console plug-in found in the Control Panel. Use WCF as part of the Application Server Role for deployment of a Web Services application.

The following dialog shows the "Add Feature Wizard" dialog in Server Manager used to activate WCF. See the highlighted item.

Screenshot that shows the Add Features Wizard dialog box. The Features tab is selected and W C F Activation is highlighted.