1.In the Server Manager, select Local Server. 2.Click the computer name moon. 3.Click the Remote tab. 4.Select Allow remote connections to this computer. 5.Click OK twice.
Disable Windows Firewall 1.Win+Q 2.Type Control 3.Click Control Panel. 4.Select System and Security > Windows Firewall > Turn Windows Firewall on or off. 5.Turn off Windows Firewall for both Private network settings and Public network settings. 6.Click OK and close Control Panel. Test Remote Desktop Access 1.On Windows 8, type Win+R. 2.Type mstsc and click OK. 3.Type moon and click Connect. 4.A message appears informing you that the certificate is not from a trusted certifying authority. Check “don't ask me again”for connections to this computer and click Yes. Configure Windows Update 1.Open Control Panel. This time, we'll do it via another route: point your mouse to the lower right corner, click Settings > Control Panel. 2.Click System and Security > Windows Update 3.Turn on automatic updates. 4.Wait while it is checking for updates. Install the updates it finds, Windows will assure you that that's very important. Time Zone Settings 1.Open Control Panel. 2.Click Set the time and date. 3.Click Change time zone... 4.I'll go for UTC +1:00, since I'm pretty near Amsterdam. 5.Click OK. 6.If you need to, change the Time as well (via Change date and time). 7.Click OK when you're done and close Control Panel.
Changing the Administrator Password Changing Password policies 1.Type Win+R > gpmc.msc. This opens the Group Policy Management MMC add-in. 2.Expand Forest lc.corp. 3.Expand Domains. 4.Expand the lc.corp domain. 5.Right click the lc.corp domain and choose Create a a GPO in this domain, and Link it here. 6.Give it a name, and click OK. 7.Right click it and choose Edit. 8.Go to Computer Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Account Policies. 9.Double-click Password Policy. 10.Set Enforce password history to 0 passwords remembered. 11.Set maximum password age to 0. 12.Set minimum password age to 0 days. 13.Set minimum password length to 0 characters. 14.Set Password must meet complexity requirements to Disabled. 15.Close the Group Policy Management Editor window. 16.Right click the ¨New Group Policy Object` in the Group Policy Management Window and choose Enforced. 17.Close the Window. 18.Start the Windows PowerShell command prompt and type: gpupdate. This effectively applies the new policy. Change administrator password. 1.If you like, now you can change the administrator password to something simpler. 2.Open Active Directory Users and Computers. 3.Select lc.corp > Users. 4.Right-click Administrator and choose Reset password. 5.Uncheck User must change password at next logon. 6.Click OK. While you're there, you may as well create a couple of test user accounts test1 to test3 with passwords that are easy, never expire, and can't be changed by the users.
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