REMOTE WINDOWS 7 ADMINISTRATION
This lab contains the following exercises and activities:
Creating a Custom MMC Console
Configuring Remote Desktop Access
Connecting to a Remote Workstation
Creating an RDP File
Lab Challenge 14.1 Using Windows Remote Management
You are a newly hired desktop technician for Contoso, Ltd., working on a long- term test deployment of new Windows 7 workstations. You have been given the task of testing the various remote administration technologies included with Windows 7.
Estimated lab time: 60 minutes
Exercise 14.1 Creating a Custom MMC Console
| Rather than evaluate the system events on each workstation
| individually, you can create a customized Microsoft Management
| Console interface containing the Event Viewer snap-in for multiple
| 20 minutes
Turn on the NYC-CL1 workstation and log on using the contoso\Administrator account and the password Pa$$w0rd.
Click Start. Then, in the Search programs and files box, type mmc and press Enter, click yes on warming box, A blank MMC console appears, as shown in Figure 14-1.
A blank MMC console
Click File > Add/Remove Snap-in. The Add or Remove Snap-ins dialog box appears.
In the Available snap-ins list, select Event Viewer and click Add. The Select Computer dialog box appears.
Leave the Local computer option selected and click OK. The Event Viewer (Local) snap-in appears in the Selected snap-ins list.
In the Available snap-ins list, select Event Viewer again and click Add. The Select Computer dialog box appears again.
Select the Another computer option and click Browse. Another Select Computer dialog box appears.
In the Enter the object name to select box, type nyc-cl2, where 2 is the number of your partner’s computer, and click OK. The computer name appears in the first Select Computer dialog box.
Click OK. An Event Viewer message box appears, stating that Event Viewer cannot connect to your partner computer because the RPC server is not available.
Click OK to close the message box.
Turn on the NYC-CL2 workstation and log on using the contoso\Administrator account and the password Pa$$w0rd.
Click Start, and then click Control Panel. The Control Panel window appears.
Click System and Security > Windows Firewall. The Windows Firewall control panel appears.
Click Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall. The Allow programs to communicate through Windows Firewall window appears.
Scroll down in the Allowed programs and features list, select the Remote Event Log Management check box, and then click OK.
Back on workstation NYC-CL1, repeat steps 6 to 8 to add the Event Viewer snap-in for workstation NYC-CL2 again.
| How can you find out which port Windows Firewall opened up
on NYC-CL2? I can look in the firewall advance setting and look at the inbound rules and just search for the port connected to Event Logger
Click OK. The Event Viewer (NYC-CL2.contoso.com) snap-in appears in the Selected snap-ins list.
Take a screen shot of the Add or Remove Snap-ins dialog box, showing the two Event Viewer instances you added, by pressing Alt+Prt Scr, and then paste the resulting image into the Lab14_worksheet file in the page provided by pressing Ctrl+V.
Click OK. The snap-ins appear in the MMC console.
Click File > Exit. A Microsoft Management Console message box appears, prompting you to save the console settings.
Click Yes. A Save As combo box appears.
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