WS2012 Essentials Reading Material

We have a couple of TechNet wiki articles for users of WS2012 Essentials.

First up is one we have mentioned in the past, which is the Router Setup guide.

Set up Anywhere Access for WS2012e

This guide looks at UPnP router configuration and provides specific steps for the following routers as well as general directions. So even if your router is not listed it is still a gold mine of information

  • Linksys BEFSR41
  • Netgear RP614
  • Sonicwall TZ170
  • Sonicwall TZ100
  • D-Link DIR-825
  • Linksys WRT160N
  • Linksys WRT54GL
  • Watchguard Firebox X20e

Next is a build document which is still a work in progress, but is an ideal read if this is the first time you are installing WS2012 Essentials.

Topics covered including making sure your router has DHCP enabled and installation using an Answer File. Once installation is complete, its time for the following topics:

  • Configuration of volumes
  • Group Policy
  • Adding Partner branding to the server
  • Removing default shares
  • Planning for Email
  • Adding network printers
  • Interested in Direct Access?
  • Manually adding a user to the console
  • Joining a computer without domain joining

Two essential documents which any Ws2012 Essentials enthusiast should read Smile

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