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 ” Installing and Configuring Active Directory 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.
Click Here and Read full article –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-Configuring Active Directory

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-Configuring Active Directory

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

 

How to Installing and Configuring Active directory in windows server 2016

Add Features

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

AD DS

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

AD Installation Complete

Configuring 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-Configuring Active Directory

Review Option:

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

Prerequisites check-Configuring Active directory

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.

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Mangesh Dhulap

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