STEP 2: Install and Configure 3-EDGE1

 

Updated: August 10, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012

  • Install the operating system on 3-EDGE1

  • Configure TCP/IP properties

  • Install the Remote Access server role

3-EDGE1 must have two network adapters installed.

First, install Windows Server® 2012 as a standalone server.

To install the operating system on 3-EDGE1

  1. Start the installation of Windows Server 2012.

  2. Follow the instructions to complete the installation, specifying Windows Server 2012 Enterprise Edition (full installation) and a strong password for the local Administrator account. Log on using the local Administrator account.

  3. Connect 3-EDGE1 to a network that has Internet access and run Windows Update to install the latest updates for Windows Server 2012.

  4. Connect one network adapter to the cloudnet subnet and the other to the Internet subnet.

Next, configure the TCP/IP protocol with static IPv4 addresses on both network interfaces.

To configure TCP/IP properties

  1. In Server Manager, click Local Server.

  2. In the Properties pane, click IPv4 address assigned by DHCP, IPv6 enabled.

  3. In Network Connections, right-click the network connection that is connected to the Corpnet subnet, click Rename, type Corpnet, and then press ENTER.

  4. Right-click Corpnet, and then click Properties.

  5. Click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), and then click Properties.

  6. Click Use the following IP address. In IP address, type 10.6.0.2. In Subnet mask, type 255.255.255.0.

  7. In the Network Connections window, right-click the network connection that is connected to the Internet subnet, click Rename, type Internet, and then press ENTER.

  8. Right-click Internet, and then click Properties.

  9. Click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), and then click Properties.

  10. Click Use the following IP address. In IP address, type 131.107.0.4. In Subnet mask, type 255.255.255.0.

  11. Click the DNS tab.

  12. In DNS suffix for this connection, type isp.example.com, click OK twice, and then click Close.

  13. Close the Network Connections window.

  14. From the Start screen, type command, and then click Command Prompt.

  15. To check network communication between 3-EDGE1 and EDGE1, type ping EDGE1.contoso.com in the command prompt window and hit ENTER.

  16. Verify that there are four responses from 131.107.0.2.

  17. Close the Command Prompt window.

The Remote Access server role in Windows Server 2012 combines the DirectAccess feature and the RRAS role service into a new unified server role. This new Remote Access server role allows for centralized administration, configuration, and monitoring of both DirectAccess and VPN-based remote access services. Use the following procedure to install the Remote Access role on 3-EDGE1.

To install the Remote Access role on 3-EDGE1

  1. In the Server Manager console, in the Dashboard, click add roles and features.

  2. Click Next three times to get to the server role selection screen.

  3. On the Select server roles dialog, select Remote Access, click Add Features, and then click Next.

  4. Click Next five times.

  5. On the Role Services screen select Routing, and then click Next

  6. On the Confirm installation selections dialog, click Install.

  7. On the Installation progress dialog, verify that the installation was successful, and then click Close.

The following Windows PowerShell cmdlet or cmdlets perform the same function as the preceding procedure. Enter each cmdlet on a single line, even though they may appear word-wrapped across several lines here because of formatting constraints.

ipmo servermanager
Install-WindowsFeature RemoteAccess -IncludeManagementTools
add-windowsFeature -name  routing -IncludeManagementTools

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