Shutting down Windows 2008 Server R2
Posted on 2013-12-18
I am moving my server from one room to another. It is a Windows 2008 Server R2 file server. I'm not to familiar with servers so what would be the procedure in doing a proper shutdown? I know you can usually shut down the system from the logon screen. When I move the server into another room and power it on, am I required to have admin privileges to get the server back online? Or is it as long as the server is powered on, users are able to access the network share? My question is ....what is the proper protocol to shutdown, move the server into a new area, power back on, and make sure the clients are able to use the server successfully?