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Active Directory

HOW TO INSTALL ACTIVE DIRECTIVE ON WINDOWS SERVER 2008.

Step 1: Right click on my computer and choose properties.

Step 2:click the computer name tab. then change the server name SRV 1 (or as you want.) then OK.

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Step: 3 Assign the ip address to the server.

Go to the my network place -select properties the network connections windows will be open like this

Select the local area network -right click on it then select the properties.

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then open the local area connection properties like this.

then select internet protocol version 4(TCP/IPV4).

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then select the properties.(windows will open like this).

Here you have to put server ip address ………………

We have to make .it as DNS server. so we should use the same ip as the preferred DNS server.

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Step 3: Now you have to install the active directory roles.

Step 4: Click on start menu and select the server manager.

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Step 5: select the roles and click on add roles option.

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Step 6: then add roles wizard will be open.

now select the “Active directory Domain Service” role and “Next”

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Step 6: Review the confirmation and click on “Next”

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Step 7: Review the installation confirmation and click on “install”

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Step 8: it will take few minutes to complete. After completed you will get the confirmation. And click on “close”

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Now you need to restart your server.

After restart.

Step 9: Click start point RUN and type “dcpromo”

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the wizard windows will appear. click on “Next”

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Click on “Next”

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Step 10: Choose create a new domain in a new forest. click on “Next”

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Step 11: Now we have to write the name for out Domain Controller.

Now we write domain controller name (techxpress.in).then click “Next” after it.

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As we know. we use the features of 2008. we must select forest function level as sever 2008.

Click on “Next” after the select it.

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Step 12: In next windows since. it is the first DC we should make. it as DNS server too.

leave the default selection and click on “Next”

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Step 13: If the delegation con not create this wizard for this DNS server, it display a massage to indicate

that create the delegation manually to continue. click “yes”

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Step 14: Accept the database and log file location dialog box.(unless you want to change them of course).

the location of the files is by default c:\window\NTDS, and you should not change. it unless you have performance issues in mind click “Next”

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Step 15: Enter the restore mode password. it is very useful. if  you have to do a restore from backup in a server crash

click on “Next” after filling it.

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Step 15: Review your installation. click on “Next”

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Step 16: See the wizard going thought the various stage of installing AD. whatever you do NEVER click cancel.

it will take some time to complete. After complete of the installation. Restart the computer.

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when the server will restart. Now you can log in to the domain.

for example : user name administrator

password: ********

Now you con view the active directory option to use (administrative tools-Active directory tools menu) to use.

start -Administrative tools-Active directory and computer. (click on it.)

 

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