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Configuring the VM Environment

After Windows is installed, disable the firewall and configure remote desktop startup.

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016

  1. Click in the lower left corner to start Server Manager.
  2. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Local Server. In the right pane, click the link following Windows Firewall.
  3. In the Windows Firewall window, choose Turn Windows Firewall on or off in the navigation pane on the left.
  4. In the Customize Settings window, turn off the Windows firewall for the private and public networks.
  5. Go back to the Local Server page and click the link following Remote Desktop.
  6. In the System Properties window, select the options shown in the red box in the following figure.

  7. Go back to the Local Server page and verify that the statuses of the properties are those shown in the red box in the following figure

Windows Server 1709

  1. Enter regedit in the command line to open the registry.
  2. Disable the firewall.
    1. In the Registry Editor window, choose HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Services > SharedAccess > Parameters > FirewallPolicy > StandardProfile and set EnableFirewall to 0.
    2. Choose HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Services > SharedAccess > Parameters > FirewallPolicy > DomainProfile and set EnableFirewall to 0.
    3. Choose HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Services > SharedAccess > Parameters > FirewallPolicy > PublicProfile and set EnableFirewall to 0.
  3. Enable remote connections.

    In the Registry Editor window, choose HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control Terminal Server and set fDenyTSConnections to 0.