Post-Installation of Windows Server 2012

Juste after finishing the installation of Windows Server 2012, you must configure your server (Post-Installation), follow the steps bellow :

1 – Server Manager -> Local Server


2 -Change the Name of the Server (Example : DC, SRV,…)


Valide your information


4 – Set a static IP address, Subnet mask, Default Gatway and you DNS Server


In case my server will be the DC I will use it as my primary DNS Server


5 -Enable Remote Desktop


You can also disable your firewall if you have a third party solution (Software / Hardware Firewall)

Just after this post-installation you can promote your server or use it as a domain member,

Enjoy 🙂


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