Posts Tagged ‘Server Manager’

Working with the Event Viewer A huge number of things are happening at any one time on a server: Users are logging in and accessing files, drives are spinning away, and processors are trying to make sense of it all. Each of these instances is considered an event. Being able to monitor these events and […]

Adding a Website To open the IIS Manager, select Start, Administrative Tools, and then Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager (or you can expand the Roles node in the Server Manager to access the IIS Manager). When the Start Page node is selected in the snap-in, you can view recent connections, access connection tasks, and also […]

Managing the CA If your users (and you, the administrator) can request certificates from your CA and receive them successfully, this means that your CA has been configured correctly and is up and running. Managing the CA and its certificates is done in the Certification Authority snap-in (which can be run in the Server Manager […]

Configuring the Certificate Authority The Certification Authority snap-in is used, either in the Server Manager or the MMC, to configure and manage the CA. To open the Certification Authority snap-in running in the MMC, click Start, Administrative Tools, Certification Authority. Figure 22.9 shows the Certification Authority snap-in running in the MMC. Figure 22.9. The Certification […]

Configuring NAT on the Server As mentioned in Hour 18, the Routing and Remote Access Services (RRAS) are added to a server when you add the RRAS role in the Add Roles Wizard. (Open the Add Roles Wizard via the Initial Configuration Tasks window or the Server Manager.) When RRAS is enabled in the Routing […]

Installing Internet Information Service 7.0 Before you install IIS on a server, you should keep in mind a couple of security-related issues. First, you should definitely install IIS on an NTFS volume, which enables you to secure IIS resource files with the stronger permissions provided by NTFS. You might also consider installing IIS on a […]

Adding the Active Directory Certificate Services Microsoft’s Certificate Services enables you to issue, renew, and revoke digital certificates. Certificate Services is added to Windows Server 2008 via the Add Roles Wizard. 1. From the Initial Configuration Tasks window or the Server Manager (with the Roles node selected), click Add Roles. The Add Roles Wizard opens. […]

Adding the Terminal Services Role Terminal Services can be added to any domain member server. You can add the Terminal Server role to a Windows Server 2008, using the Add Roles Wizard. 1. From the Server Manager (with the Roles node selected) or the Initial Configuration Tasks window, select Add Roles. The Add Roles Wizard […]

Using the Terminal Services Manager The Terminal Services Manager enables you to view information related to your terminal server or servers, such as users’ sessions. This snap-in also provides you with the capability to end sessions, log off users, and send messages to users. You can run the Terminal Services Manager in the Server Manager […]

Enabling Routing and Remote Access Before you can configure RRAS (more specifically, routing), you must enable the service. You can enable (and then configure) RRAS via the Server Manager or the RRAS snap-in running in the MMC. Follow these steps: 1. In the Server Manager, expand the Roles and Network Policy and Access nodes and […]

Summary A routed network consists of IP subnets that are connected by routers. A server running Windows Server 2008 and configured with multiple network cards can be configured as a router through the Routing and Remote Access Service. The Routing and Remote Access Service is a service provided by the Windows Server 2008 Network Policy […]