quick restart.Ethernet:Next is to assign the server a static IP address. With default settings, the server will automaticallyobtain an IP address from a DHCP server. It is very important to assign a static IP address that does not change. This is key when the server is sharing resources or running crucial roles such asactive directory domain services. If the IP address is continuously changing, it will cause important issues to these services. To do so, you will open Network/Ethernet properties, then open up IPV4 properties and assign a static IP address.Windows Update:
It is essential to make sure the server is fully updated to avoid any issues that might have been already patched by windows. Also changing the active hours in a strategic way can allow users towork efficiently. User can also gain total control of the windows updates by setting them up to manually install updates. To do this, open command prompt>sconfig>5>M and press OK. This will prevent windows from downloading and installing updates automatically; however, administrators will have to diligently check for latest updates.