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Application Server – AD + Webserver + Sql Server on cloud

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Overview

Web server is a computer system that processes requests via HTTP, the basic network protocol used to distribute information on the World Wide Web. Any computer can be turned into a Web server by installing server software and connecting the machine to the Internet. There are many Web server software applications, including public domain software and commercial packages.

Active Directory (AD) is a directory service that Microsoft developed for Windows domain networks. It is included in most Windows Server operating systems as a set of processes and services.Initially, Active Directory was only in charge of centralized domain management. Starting with Windows Server 2008, however, Active Directory became an umbrella title for a broad range of directory-based identity-related services.

A server running Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) is called a domain controller. It authenticates and authorizes all users and computers in a Windows domain type network—assigning and enforcing security policies for all computers and installing or updating software.

Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) developed by Microsoft. This product is built for the basic function of storing retrieving data as required by other applications. It can be run either on the same computer or on another across a network. This tutorial explains some basic and advanced concepts of SQL Server such as how to create and restore data, create login and backup, assign permissions, etc.

 

Features

1.Major Features of SQL SERVER –

1. Cross-Box Scale Limits
2. High Availability
3. Scalability and Performance
4. Security
5. Replication
6. Management Tools
7. RDBMS Manageability
8. Development Tools
9. Programmability

2.Major Features of  Active Directory –
1.Domain and Forest Functional Level Changes
2.Manageability Features
3.Active Directory Web Service
4.Active Directory Administrative Center
5.Provisioning, Security, and Migration

3.Major Features of  Web server –
1.Authentication, optional authorization request (request of user name and password) before allowing access to some or all kind of resources.

2.Handling of not only static content (file content recorded in server’s filesystem(s)) but of dynamic content too by supporting one or more related interfaces (SSI, CGI, SCGI, FastCGI, JSP, PHP, ASP, ASP .NET, Server API such as NSAPI, ISAPI, etc.).

3.HTTPS support (by SSL or TLS) to allow secure (encrypted) connections to the server on the standard port 443 instead of usual port 80.

4.Content compression (i.e. by gzip encoding) to reduce the size of the responses (to lower bandwidth usage, etc.).

5.Virtual hosting to serve many web sites using one IP address.

6.Large file support to be able to serve files whose size is greater than 2 GB on 32 bit OS.

7.Bandwidth throttling to limit the speed of responses in order to not saturate the network and to be able to serve more clients.

 

AWS

Installation Instructions For Windows

Installation Instructions For Windows

A) Click the Windows “Start” button and select “All Programs” and then point to
SQL SERVER , Active Directory , Web server.

B) RDP Connection: To connect to the operating system,

1) Connect to virtual machine using following RDP credentials :

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 3389

Username: To connect to the operating system, use RDP and the username is Administrator.
Password : Please Click here  to know how to  get password .

C) Other Information:

1.Default installation path: will be on your root folder
“C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server ”
“C:\Program Files\Active Directory ”
“C:\Program Files\Web server ”
2.Default ports:

  • Windows Machines:  RDP Port – 3389
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443

D) Note: Click on Desktop icon – Press start  then App will open in browser.

Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link

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Application Server – AD + Webserver + Sql Server on cloud

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