How to Configure Windows Remote Desktop Users Group

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The most common way to remotely manage a Windows server is through Remote Desktop Protocol. By default, Liquid Web’s Windows servers only allow the members of the administrators’ group remote desktop access. However, the Remote Desktop Users group grants its members access to securely connect to the server through RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) as well.

This article will go over the basics of the Remote Desktop Users group. By the end, you will be able to add users to the group, understand permissions, and basic user management.

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What is Systemctl? An In-Depth Overview

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What is Systemctl? 

The systemctl command is a utility which is responsible for examining and controlling the systemd system and service manager. It is a collection of system management libraries, utilities and daemons which function as a successor to the System V init daemon. The new systemctl commands have proven quite useful in managing a servers services. It provides detailed information about specific systemd services, and others that have server-wide utilization.

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Managed Server vs. Unmanaged Server Defined

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In this article, we will be discussing what it means to employ a “managed server” versus an “unmanaged server” and what the primary differences are. This article is written responding to ongoing questions we see from clients regarding the types of resources, services, and capabilities that are included when a managed server is selected for use.

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How to Uninstall Software on Ubuntu

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In this article, we will be discussing the various methods and techniques used to locate and uninstall the software from a Ubuntu/Debian based server. We will primarily be using the apt and dpkg commands on the command line.

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