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Instant Migration from Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 to 2012 How-to by Santhosh Sivarajan

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Configuring Windows Server 2012 (Must know)

After the initial server installation, you need to configure the server with correct IP address, name, and so on before you start deploying new roles onto this server. Most of these components can be configured using Control Panel or Server Manager, which can be directly opened from the Start window of the server. As an Administrator, you need to get familiarized with the new Start window and Server Manager, so I would recommend you to configure these tasks using these options.

Getting ready

The following are some of the recommended administrative tasks which you can include in your server configuration checklist:

  • Configure a static IP address, disable used network card, and so on
  • Rename the default computer ...

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