VPS serverWindows-based server
security improve the security of Windows virtual servers
how to secure Windows server
1 Install the latest OS updates and application patches
Enter “Windows Update” in the search bar. Check for Windows Updates and install them.
Always keep your windows updated. This is one of the simple ways to help keep your server secure. You can either configure Windows Update to notify you when a new update is available or allow it to download and apply the update automatically.
2 Change default RDP port and restrict server access
For how to change the RDP port, please refer to the link at https://portal.databasemart.com/kb/a63/how-to-change-windows-rdp-port.aspx.
3 Use a complex password and change it periodically
4 Enable system firewall and close unnecessary ports
5 Install antivirus software
6 Backup data periodically
If you follow these tips, the should be no problems with your Windows server’s security. If, however, you run into some problems, remember that Windows unlike Linux distributions, is not an open-source software and requires a license purchased from Microsoft. Because of that, you can always contact Microsoft support and get help from then on solving the issue.