Enabling Adobe Flash Player on Windows Server 2012 / R2 and installing Flash Player on Windows 2008 R2.

Internet Explorer 10 is available by default with Windows Server 2012 /R2 , which includes Adobe Flash Player as a platform feature. However, the plugin is enabled only if you enable the Desktop Experience feature. To enable Desktop Experience on Windows Server 2012 1. Open Server Manager and click Add Roles and Features. 2. When the Add Roles and Features…

How to install php on Windows Server 2012

Installing PHP on Windows 2012 with Web Platform Installer 1. Open the Web Platform Installer from the following location on your filesystem: C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Web Platform Installer\WebPlatformInstaller.exe Note: If the Web Platform installer is not currently installed it can be downloaded via the following link: https://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspx Then click the download to open the program. 2. Search for PHP. 3. Select Add…

Domain, Public and Private Profiles in Windows 2008/2012 Firewall

Definition of profiles in Microsoft words: Domain. Windows automatically identifies networks on which it can authenticate access to the domain controller for the domain to which the computer is joined in this category. No other networks can be placed in this category. Public. Other than domain networks, all networks are initially categorized as public. Networks that represent direct connections to…

Change RDP Port Windows Server

Connect to your server via Remote Desktop Click simultaneously on the Windows logo + R to open the “Run” dialog and execute the “cmd” command Open the registry editor by typing the “regedit” command Search for this registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-Tcp\PortNumber Double-click or right-click on the “PortNumber” registry subkey, select the decimal base and type the port number of your choice…

RDP Logs

You should be able to check the Event Viewer and go through the Security section to see the Audit Successes and Failures for logins. If you are on the general tab, there is a box at the top (which you have to scroll through) that would say why it failed if it was a Failure and lower in that box…