Tips for setting up a server
Are you planning to setting up a server to fulfill your business requirements? Well in that case we have just the right tips that can help you develop your perfect server’s infrastructure as per your business requirements.
The list of things you should follow when you are planning to set up your server!
Preparation: When you plan to set up your server it is important to document your network. A proper documentation process will include IP address, names of users, serial numbers, hostname of each computer, and locations. Further you should also focus on gathering all important item and equipment’s like external hard drives, Ethernet cable, etc, which will help in setting up and installation process of your servers.
Development Testing: Once the documentation process has been completed, check out your software and hardware specifications as per your server’s requirements. This will allow you to upgrade your computers as required by the server in order to ensure they securely connect to the server’s network without any hassle.
Installing your Server: If you are setting up a server has arrived with a preinstalled operating system, you can move ahead and begin its configuration as per your business requirement. However, if there are no preloaded OS on the servers, then you should install one with the help of DVD, USB, virtual media, etc.
Configuring Server: Once the installation OS has been made on server, create a server using external hard drive or other gadgets. Create a provision for remote access and channel out a sharing option for your servers. After that you should set your servers as the domain controller. This will allow all your computers within the network to access and join the newly developed centralized environment.
Completion of Server Setup: You should add local admin to each computer individually and then connect them to the servers. After that you should upload all other data and applications that your business would require and then start using your servers for a smoother process.
These are some of the important steps you should always keep in mind when setting up your servers. Besides these steps you can also build up your server room separately if required and also create multiple security protocol and structure to protect your servers from any digital attacks.
These tips will definitely help you set up your server in much smoother and hassle free manner without any error.
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