windows server 2012


Server Migration

Intended Audience
This article is intended for system administrators who have at least an intermediate skill level when working with Windows Server 2012 operating system operations and administration.
Introduction
If you were...
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SSL

SSL certificates did not change much with the update from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012. The following instructions, which walk you through the steps for installing SSL certificates, work for both versions.
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Windows Server 2012

TCP offload engine is a function used in network interface cards (NIC) to offload processing of the entire TCP/IP stack to the network controller. By moving some or all of the processing to dedicated hardware, a TCP offload...
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This article provides instructions for installing MySQL on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 by using the Microsoft Web Platform Installer (Web PI). Web PI makes it simple to install a variety of applications to your...
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 Description
This article will detail how to perform the most common tasks with the windows firewall on Windows Server 2012. This includes managing the firewall settings and creating custom inbound and outbound firewall rules....
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- Getting Started -

Description
This article will detail disabling the 'IE Enhanced Security Configuration' setting within Windows Server 2012. Enchanced Security mode limits the exposure of the server to potentially malicious Web content. However,...
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Description
This article will detail installing, testing, and configuring PHP on the Windows Server 2012. This article will use the Microsoft Web Platform Installer (Web PI) method of installation. It will not cover the use case...
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Resizing

After successfully resizing a Windows Cloud Server, you will need to perform some additional steps in order to utilize the new disk space that is available for your server. In Windows Server 2012 you can merge the newly available...
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FTP

Installation Requirements
Prior to installing FTP the IIS 8.0 role must be added to the Windows Server 2012 instance. If you have previously installed the IIS role without FTP support this article will walk you through setting it...
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IIS and ASP.NET

Installing IIS (IIS 8.0) on Windows Server 2012
This article walks you through setting up the IIS 8.0 role on Windows Server 2012 through the use of the Server Manager. This article will not provide assistance on additional...
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Server Management

Description
This article will walk you through setting up the Active Directory Role on a Windows Server 2012. This article is intended to be used for those without an existing Active Directory Forest, it will not cover...
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Managed Operations

Managed Operations for Windows 2012 Servers includes resizes, snapshots, host machine issues, adding and removing servers, and managing IP addresses. To ensure Fanatical Support, Rackspace provides support for specific software...
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Managed Operations provides support beyond Managed Infrastructure, including direct assistance with resizes, snapshots, host machine issues, adding and removing servers, and managing IP addresses. To ensure Fanatical Support,...
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