Windows

Remote management MMC firewall options

To enable remote management on another machine, you need to enable the following ports

MMC Snap-in Rule Group
Event Viewer Remote Event Log Management
Services Remote Service Management
Shared Folders File and Printer Sharing
Task Scheduler Remote Scheduled Tasks Management
Reliability and Performance “Performance Logs and Alerts” and “File and Printer Sharing”
Disk Management Remote Volume Management
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security Windows Firewall Remote Management

ref: http://blogs.technet.com/b/server_core/archive/2008/01/14/configuring-the-firewall-for-remote-management-of-a-workgroup-server-core-installation.aspx

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Windows

Microsoft RRAS VPN with NPS Configuration

Open Administrative Tools -> Routing and Remote Access, right click on the Server name listed on the left panel and select “Configure and Enable Routing and Remote Access”

In the Wizard, select custom configuration and click next

Open Administrative Tools -> Network Policy Server, Expand Policies and select Network Policies on the left panel, right click “Connections to Microsoft Routing and Remote Access server” policy and select properties. In the Access Permission section, choose “Grant access…” and in Network connection method section, select “Remote Access Server(VPN-Dial up)” in the drop down list

Windows

GPO to disable Outlook prompts up when third party software want to send email through

  1. Download the Office GPO templates
    1. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=18968
    2. http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/D/1/6D113C3D-4651-4DE3-A501-7B602B0E0DEC/Outlk14-simplemapi.adm
  2. Open Group Policy management on Domain Controller
  3. Right click on group policy object and create new
  4. Right click the newly created policy and click edit
  5. In the editor, expand User configuration, Policies; right click Administrative Templates and select Add/Remove Templates
  6. Click add button and browse the downloaded templates (outlk14 and Outlk14-simplemapi) and close
  7. Expand Classic Administrative templates (ADM) in Administrative templates, Microsoft Outlook 2010, Security, Security Form Settings
  8. Open “Outlook Security Mode” option in the right panel and set “Enabled”, in the options set to “Use Outlook Security Group Policy”
  9. Expand Security Form Settings, and Click on “Programmatic Security” folder at left
  10. In the right panel, open “Simple MAPI sending prompt” and set to enable, and option for “Automatically Approve”, click OK to save