Install Updates on a 1&1 Cloud Server with Windows 2016

One of the first and most important tasks to perform on a new Windows 2016 is to search for and install any necessary system updates. System updates are released often, and even a brand-new server will most likely have one or more updates ready to be installed. These updates can improve the performance of your server, patch security flaws, add extra functionality, and more. [...]  

Change the Administrator Name on a 1&1 Cloud Server with Windows 2016

As a basic first security measure, we recommend you change the name of the Administrator account on a Cloud Server with Windows 2016. The Administrator user is the default user for all Windows accounts, and thus is frequently the target of brute-force password attempts. Changing the user name is an easy way to provide a higher level of security for your new server. [...]  

Upload a Website to a 1&1 Cloud Server with Windows 2016

Remote Desktop is considered the best way to transfer files to a server running Windows 2016. Unlike FTP, which is not secure, Remote Desktop is a secure method which does not expose your password. And unlike FTP, using Remote Desktop to transfer files does not require any additional setup on the 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. [...]  

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