Initial Configuration after installing Windows Server 2012

After Installing Windows Server there are some requirement which we need to follow before processing further.

Enable Remote Desktop :

Step 1 : Open Server manager and on the right side Remote Desktop is Disable, so we need to enable it.

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Step 2 : When we click on the Remote Desktop it will prompt the window of remote desktop , here we need to select Allow remote connection to this computer and click OK then click Apply.

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Disable Windows firewall :

Step 1 : Open Server manager and on the right side click Windows Firewall , so we need to disable it.

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Step 2 : It will prompt the Windows Firewall window, click on the left panel “Turn Windows Firewall on or off“.

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Step 3 : Click OK to apply changes we just made.

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Configure IP Address : 

Step 1: Press Windows+R, run windows will prompt and now type ncpa.cpl and press Enter.

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Step 2 : Now Ethernet Adapter  Windows will open , right click on the adapter and open Properties.

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Step 3 : Now double click on “Internet protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)”. And to set static ip click “Use the following ip address” or else leave as it is , if you want the DHCP ip address.

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Step 4 : Now click OK.

NOTE : 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 are the google DNS default address.

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