Changing RDP Port for Windows system

Many a times you need to change/modify an RDP port for your Windows system, you can do so easily just by performing certain registry modifications. You will have to use Regedit, a software tool for finding, editing your computer’s Windows Registry.
You can use Regedit software which is available with your Windows OS to launch Regedit software you need to click “Start > Run”. Now, type regedit in the Run box. A Windows will appear and you are directed to Registry Editor window.

Now once you are in Registry Editor follow following steps for modifying RDP port.

  • Locate and then click the following registry subkey:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-Tcp\PortNumber
  • On the “Edit” menu, click “Modify” and then click “Decimal”.
  • Enter the new port number, and then click “OK”.

That’s all you have successfully modified RDP port for your system by modifying your registry through regedit command.

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This post was written by on November 14, 2008

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Windows MSSQL Database Hosting

Databases plays an important role in success of any online business, if you are having big size database then you will have to consider MSSQL database  or MySQL database hosting plans where you can host them. All webhost offers you both database hosting packages. You may have to pay extra for getting such special type of hosting plans, some host offer them as a part of their hosting services.
If you have created database using MSSQL then you will have to consider Windows database hosting packages which will support MSSQL databases on their servers so that you can host your MSSQL databases and can run your website smoothly. MSSQL databases are more advance form of database hosting as compare to MS Access database hosting, if you have few fields and don’t have heavy traffic then you can consider MS Access database hosting packages else its better to go with advance form of database hosting packages such as MSSQL database hosting.
MS SQL Server is a fully blown enterprise-level database, it can handle thousands of concurrent users and database connections and is perfect for websites having huge databases with hundreds tables/fields.

You will have Plesk as control panel with your Windows database hosting plans using which you can create databases for your website. Following process will help you to create databases using Plesk control panel.
1. Login to Plesk.
2. Click on the domain name in the list at the bottom.
3. Click on Databases.
4. Click on Add New Database.
5. Enter a database name and select Microsoft SQL Server as type.
6. Click OK. This will take you to the Database Users window.
7. Click Add New Database User.
8. Enter a username and a password twice.
9. Click on OK. The user will be added to the database. That’s all you have successfully created database and user for it.

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This post was written by on November 12, 2008

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