Introduction to Windows Server

1&1 offers Cloud Servers with your choice of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016. Windows Server is part of the Windows NT family. This relative of the familiar Windows desktop environment is specialized for enterprise-level hosting, management, data storage, and other server-based tasks. Learn more about Windows Server in this overview, including management basics, security guidelines, and other tips and tricks. [...]  

Introduction to Linux Servers

1&1 Cloud Servers can be provisioned with a wide range of Linux distributions, including Debian, CentOS 7, and Ubuntu 16.04. Linux is a family of open-source operating systems, with server versions designed to efficiently manage the hardware and software requirements of an enterprise-level hosting environment. Learn more about Linux servers in this overview, including server management options, web hosting basics, and more. [...]  

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. [...]  

Windows Server Security Rule 9: Detection and Notifications

Now that we have hardened the server and the applications we want to setup a notification for potential breaches and detections. With Rule #9 we are almost finished with our 10 rule series. [...]  

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