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I just purchased a dedicated server and i need to setup for hosting my website.

Please help me how do i setup the server step by step.

server details : Windows 2008 STD EN SQL Server Web 2008 Core2 Quad 2.4GHz 6GB RAM Single-Power 150GB Velociraptor 10K RPM

Please help me for : 1.Setting up server and hosting website 2.Email settings 3.How to set DNS as domain is from another host.

regards, Sunny

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Hi Sunny. You really need to ask some more specific questions rather than just please help. Your request is too broad and is bordering on the please do my job for me. How about you break it down into some more specific questions. – Sim Nov 19 '09 at 3:37
@Sim: agreed. This is a pretty big question. @sunny: How much help do you really need? Have you set up a server before? Are you asking for these types of answers: 1. Unpack server. 2. Plug in server. 3. Put Windows DVD in DVD drive. 4. Turn on server. ? – joeqwerty Nov 19 '09 at 3:41
@SIM and @joeqwerty : 1.How to set DNS which i can point them against my domain name. 2.MS access DB connection is not wrking.Code is right as wrking properly on another server. Can you help me for these 2 specific queries. – sunny Nov 21 '09 at 4:47
1: forget it. You should have 3 dns server - and only have 1 server. beteter do not use DNS On your server. Use the DNS servers of your provider, or registrar. – TomTom Jun 19 '10 at 15:40
2: 32 or 64 bit? Better: DO NOT USE ACCESS - instal SQL Server express. – TomTom Jun 19 '10 at 15:41
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Have a look at the following ServerFault questions as a start Dedicated Server Tutorials and What do I need to know about running my own dedicated server (with windows 2008).

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