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  • Managed Windows Server

    • Default settings for a managed Windows server.
    • All customer applications should be installed on alternate drives (E:, F:, etc).  Systems Support currently uses the C: drive for our applications and logging. Separating customer...
    • See the documentation at How to Set Firewall Rules on Windows Managed Servers. Note: If you have an older server, it may not let you specify firewall rules yourself. Email systems-support@...
    • Add additional local administrators to a managed Windows server. 
    • By default, all individuals with administrative access to a Windows server will have Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) access. However, there are instances when you may wish to enable users with non-...
    • There are several applications that are not appropriate for customers to run on a managed server in the Server Farm. These applications might reproduce existing central functions, be a security...
    • In Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, even admin users don't run with full privileges all of the time. Microsoft implemented a procedure called "User Access Control" (UAC) which will...
    • Determine which administrators and remote users have access to a Windows server. 
    • Applying Windows policy group settings to a managed Windows server.