As an administrator you should know how to install and configure Windows server. Before installing Windows server make a plan for the installation. Make a plan Choose an appropriate edition of the Windows server. Think of your present needs and what you may need in the future. How many virtual machines VM do you need? How many VMs you may need in the future?
Does your network need Web server now? What about the future? How many users work in your network? They are all the things that you should pay attention to while making a good plan for Windows server installation. If you work on your personal lab, click on the link below to learn how to install Windows server on VMware Workstation. Language, Time, Keyboard 2. Now click on Install now button to start the installation process.
Install now 3. Select the operating system you want to istall 4. Put a check mark in the box next to the I accept license terms and click on the Next button. License term is about the way you want to buy license for your server from Microsoft. I accept the license term 5.
Select the Custom: Install Windows only advanced option for clean installation. Clean installation is the term used against upgrade. When you upgrade a Windows server you can have your settings, apps, etc from previous version of Windows.
Custom installation 6. Select the hard drive that you want to install the windows server on, then click on the New button to do the partitions. After clicking on the New button, some options appear. Specify the amount of the drive based on MB and click on the Apply button.
A warning appears which wants you to give the permission to system to create a drive for system files. Click on ok button, if you want to add more drives do this process again. When finished hit Next. Drive size 8. After clicking Next the System starts coping all the files from the external drive to internal hard drive. It will take a while so be patient. Be aware that your system will be restarted several times.
Type complex password composed of uppercase, lowercase, symbol and numbers twice in the boxes and click on the Finish button. User name is Administrator by default. Enter password After you logged in the Windows you see the some thing like the picture below. Welcome to Windows Server If so, do the clean installation again. For any question leave a comment below. I answer your questions as soon as possible. Now you need to initially configure Windows Server.
Click on the link below to learn how to do the initial configurations.
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