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Jun 01

SQL Server Surface Area Configuration tool in SQL 2008 and SQL 2012

Microsoft has removed the Surface Area Configuration tool starting with SQL Server 2008. Now you can manage the Surface Area Configuration using the Policy Base Management. The properties necessary to make required changes are available now as Surface Area Configuration Facet.

You can access the facet using SQL Management Studio as shown below:

Surface1 Surface2

 

 

Reference Robert FERTIG