Basic Windows Server 2016 Security Measures

After creating a new 1&1 Cloud Server with Windows 2016, there are several procedures we recommend you follow in order to increase the server's security. Learn the recommended "best practices" for a new Windows server, including changing the Administrator name, setting an Account Lockout Policy, and more. [...]  

Set Up a 1&1 SSL Certificate

If you have ordered a 1&1 SSL certificate, or an SSL certificate is included free with your 1&1 contract, this certificate will need to be set up for a domain name before it can be used. Learn how to assign a 1&1 SSL certificate to a domain so that you can use it to secure traffic on a 1&1 Cloud Server. [...]  

Log In to a 1&1 Cloud Server Running Windows 2016 with Remote Desktop

Learn how to use Remote Desktop to connect to a 1&1 Cloud Server running Windows 2016. Remote Desktop is a free program which is included with Windows desktop computers. [...]  

Improve Your Linux Server's Security in Three Easy Steps

After you have performed the basic security setup on a new 1&1 Cloud Server with Linux, it is considered "best practices" to install and configure a few essential security applications. Learn recommendations for three steps you can take to improve your Linux server's security. [...]  

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