Looking for help to Setting up Windows server

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Hi Guys,

Can you direct me to some useful information or provide step by step instructions with a problem I am experiencing? I was able to set up a WAMP on my desktop through the help I received in the past from this forum but I have forgotten a most of the information.

I have a large server with 1.3terabytes, which is fast and 4 dual core hard drives which I have installed Windows Server 2008. This is the trial version for me to test it out. I want to host 3 or 4 sites and I already have the domain names. I bought a static IP, a business internet connection and a new D-Link router.

This means I have all the things I need or so I hope. I need to know what steps to take. I would like to know where and how I find the IP address to enter in the D-Link router and also how to forward the port. I need help with what DNS information to put in the router and how to set up FTP.

How do I access my server remotely as the server will be at home but I will need access when I am at work? Need your help.

Thanks in advance.

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Looking for help to Setting up Windows server

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Hello Keen,

 

First you need to have set up your Windows Server correctly, just to make sure you followed the correct steps please check with this URL its very helpful – http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/9659/how-to-install-and-setup-windows-home-server/

 

After you are now confident that you have set up your server in the correct manner you can now visit this Microsoft URL and it gives a detailed step by step on how to configure your server – Site

 

You can also look at this URL on how to setup a domain name system (DNS) for your server – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc738619(v=WS.10).aspx Then for your router setup please look at this URL, though it uses windows small business server 2008 but the logic is the same for Windows Server 2008 – http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/923.aspx

 

This URL helps to configure your FTP Services – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771012(v=WS.10).aspx

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