Remote Management Console for Server 2012 Part 2

Okay, I got the Remote Management Console to work but I turned off the servers firewall which isn’t a great idea in production but for development and learning will do for now until I get a better solution. I turned off the firewall by using the following command netsh firewall set opmode mode=disable . I did get a message that this command is deprecated however but it still works.

Next step was to set the authentication details for the server so I could actually administer it. Now it works, sort of.

I’ll look into setting up AD on the 2012 server and connecting the win 8 machine to the domain and seeing if that makes administration easier.

Some other blogs to look into:

http://www.petri.co.il/rpc-server-is-unavailable-error.htm#

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