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Windows Server 2008 R2

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Windows Server 2008 R2 offers a server platform that gives IT professionals greater control of the server and network infrastructure, and offers an enterprise level platform for the efficient management of company workloads, guaranteeing optimized procedures, a high level of availability, enhanced productivity for users working in branches or on mobile workstations, better virtualization functionality and energy use management.


Administrative access is provided via a remote desktop, with the username Administrator and the password chosen during setup.


The Windows Virtual Desktops are provided with the following applications and software already installed:
OpenOffice - an office suite for editing text, spreadsheet, design, database and presentation files
Forefront - line of security products from Microsoft
AdobeFlash - for viewing Flash animations
Adobe AIR - environment for running Adobe AIR desktop applications
Adobe Reader - PDF file viewer
NotePad ++ - software for editing unformatted text that supports many different programming languages

For Windows Virtual Desktops, the option to enable audio on the Virtual Desktop is interesting and useful, and you can use it via RDP.


Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection is pre-installed on the system. The Windows firewall is active and blocks incoming traffic to the server on the following ports:

135  TCP  UDP
137  TCP  UDP
138  TCP  UDP
139  TCP  UDP
445  TCP

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