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Windows 2012 server


Mark1978
29-11-2012, 14:06
Is it possible to use the licence to have Windows Server 2012 installed as a virtual machine in XenServer instead of natively on the hardware?

wii89
29-11-2012, 12:31
I used windows server for a few days and I did not like it so I went back to Server 2008

What is the reason for the root account with the ssh software running on the server?

Mark1978
29-11-2012, 11:37
That worked! For some reason my copy+paste from the email was the failure point!!

Cloudmaster
28-11-2012, 23:34
Quote Originally Posted by macole111
Yup it is root, I login and remove all the OVH SSH stuff and change the password of the built in Administrator account then delete the 'root' account. After that it is connected to my domain.

It's a bit of a pain that OVH have to do everything none standard.

-macole111
I go a bit further than that & create a new account, place it in the Administrators group, then disable the default Administrator account, reason being the default account is the first one anyone tries to brute-force their way in to.

I also change the port RDP listens on

macole111
28-11-2012, 22:05
Yup it is root, I login and remove all the OVH SSH stuff and change the password of the built in Administrator account then delete the 'root' account. After that it is connected to my domain.

It's a bit of a pain that OVH have to do everything none standard.

-macole111

RikT
28-11-2012, 21:36
Quote Originally Posted by Cloudmaster
User for a Windows server has always been 'Administrator' in my experience
Not on ovh servers it hasnt

Cloudmaster
28-11-2012, 20:48
Quote Originally Posted by turbanator
use those details to login with RDP. user: root password: whatever pass they gave u in the email
User for a Windows server has always been 'Administrator' in my experience

turbanator
28-11-2012, 17:17
use those details to login with RDP. user: root password: whatever pass they gave u in the email

Mark1978
28-11-2012, 16:56
Just ordered a server with Windows 2012 Standard on it.

The initial email has given me some SSH login details. What do I need to do to enable Remote Desktop?