How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016

How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016

How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016

In this article, I am going to show you ” Installation & Configuration of  Active Directory and DNS in windows server 2016.”
Previously I already published a article ” Windows Server 2016 System Requirement and Installation”. Windows Server 2016 Microsoft recommended and minimum hardware requirements.
Windows Server 2016 System Requirement and Installation

Click Here and Read full article –Windows Server 2016 System Requirement and Installation

Installation and Configuring Active directory:-

Open the Server Manager from the task bar.


How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Server Manager

 

Add roles and features: 

Now open Server manager, please select “add roles and features”.
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Add roles and features

Just click on next:

How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Just click on next

Installation Type:

Select “Role-based or features based installation” and click Next.

How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Role-based or features based installation


Server Selection:

Select a sever from the server pool,and click next.
 
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Server Selection

Server Role:

Select “Active Directory Domain Services” Server roll and click Next.
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Active Directory Domain Services

Just Click On “Add Features and click on install “:

How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Add Features and click on install

Again Click On Next:

How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Click On Next

 AD DS:

Just click on next:
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Just click on next
 
 
Now you successful AD install,now you can close it the window.
 
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
close window

Configure Active Directory and DNS  :-

AD DS role is installed the server will need to be configured for your domain.Open the Server Manager and Open the Notifications Pane – Notifications icon- click on – Promote this server to a domain controller Configuration tab.
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Promote this server to a domain controller

Select the deployment operation: 

From the Deployment Configuration tab select Add a new forest from the radial options menu. Insert your root domain name into the Root domain name field, and then click Next.
 
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Select the deployment operation

Domain Controller Option:

Select functional level of the new forest and root domain, and enter password.
 
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Domain Controller Option

 Addition Option:

Enter the NetBIOS domain name and click next.
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
NetBIOS

Path:

Specify the location of AD DS  database log file and SYVOL.
 
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
location of AD DS

Review Option:

Check your selection and view script and click next.
 
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Prerequisites check

Automatic Restart system:

After Prerequisites install then your system automatically restart.
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
Restart system
Congratulations on successfully installing and configuring  Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server 2016.
 
How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016
AD DS – DNS
 

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Mangesh Dhulap

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