02 steps need to config your VM Windows server 2008

You need to enable ping, Remote Desktop and FTP service for configurate Windows Server 2008.

1.Enbale ping, Remote Desktop from external network. Link : Allow Remote Desktop Services and Ping Through Firewall on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7

2.Enable FTP service so that you can upload/download from your computer to Windows Server 2008. Link : Installing a Secure FTP Server on Windows using IIS