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Step by Step Guide for Setting Up Windows
Server 2012 Domain Controller
In Windows Ser...
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In order to make the windows server 2012 domain controller we will install ADDS
(Activ...
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“Before You Begin” screen provides you basic information such as configuring strong
pa...
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On Installation Type page, select the first option “Role-based or Feature-based
Instal...
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On the “Server Selection” Page, select a server from the server pool and click next.
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To install AD DS, select Active Directory Domain Services in turn it will pop-up to ad...
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After clicking “Add Features” above, you will be able to click “Next >” as shown in th...
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On the “Select Features” Page, Group Policy Management featureautomatically
installed...
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On the “Active Directory Domain Services” page, it gives basic information about AD
D...
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On the “Confirmation” Page, You need to confirm this to continue with this configurat...
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After clicking “Install” the selected role binaries will be installed on the server.
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After “Active Directory Domain Services” role binaries have been installed and now it...
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PROMOTING WINDOWS 2012 SERVER TO DOMAIN CONTROLLER
To create a new AD forest called “...
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Type the name
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Specify the FFL, DFL, whether or not it should be a DNS Server and also the DSRM
admi...
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DNS delegation warning.
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Checks the NetBIOS name already assigned.
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Specify the location of the AD related folders and then click next.
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Summary Of All Installation Options/Selections.
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Click View script for single command line powershell script for dcpromo.
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Before the actual install of AD, all prerequisites are checked. If All prerequisite c...
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After the promotion of the server to a DC finished server restart automatically.
Once...
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Step by step guide for setting up windows server 2012 domain controller

  1. 1. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 1 Step by Step Guide for Setting Up Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller In Windows Server 2012, dcpromo has been deprecated.
  2. 2. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 2 In order to make the windows server 2012 domain controller we will install ADDS (Active Directory Domain Services) role from the server manager on Windows Server 2012. First we will change the server name let say server2012dc and the IP address 192.168.1.11
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  5. 5. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 5 “Before You Begin” screen provides you basic information such as configuring strong passwords, IP addresses and Windows updates.
  6. 6. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 6 On Installation Type page, select the first option “Role-based or Feature-based Installation“. Scenario-based Installation option applied only to Remote Desktop services.
  7. 7. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 7 On the “Server Selection” Page, select a server from the server pool and click next.
  8. 8. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 8 To install AD DS, select Active Directory Domain Services in turn it will pop-up to add other AD DS related tools. Click on Add Features.
  9. 9. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 9 After clicking “Add Features” above, you will be able to click “Next >” as shown in the screen below.
  10. 10. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 10 On the “Select Features” Page, Group Policy Management featureautomatically installed during the promotion. Click next.
  11. 11. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 11 On the “Active Directory Domain Services” page, it gives basic information about AD DS. Click Next.
  12. 12. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 12 On the “Confirmation” Page, You need to confirm this to continue with this configuration. It will provide you an option to export the configuration settings and also if you want the server to be restarted automatically as required.
  13. 13. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 13 After clicking “Install” the selected role binaries will be installed on the server.
  14. 14. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 14 After “Active Directory Domain Services” role binaries have been installed and now it is time to promote the server to a Domain Controller.
  15. 15. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 15 PROMOTING WINDOWS 2012 SERVER TO DOMAIN CONTROLLER To create a new AD forest called “ArabITPro.local”, select add a new forest.
  16. 16. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 16 Type the name
  17. 17. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 17 Specify the FFL, DFL, whether or not it should be a DNS Server and also the DSRM administrator password. As you can see, it has selected the GC option by default and you cannot deselect it. The reason for this is that is the very first DC of the AD forest and at least one needs to be a GC.
  18. 18. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 18 DNS delegation warning.
  19. 19. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 19 Checks the NetBIOS name already assigned.
  20. 20. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 20 Specify the location of the AD related folders and then click next.
  21. 21. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 21 Summary Of All Installation Options/Selections.
  22. 22. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 22 Click View script for single command line powershell script for dcpromo.
  23. 23. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 23 Before the actual install of AD, all prerequisites are checked. If All prerequisite checks are passed successfully then click Install. When you click Install, DNS and the GPMC are installed automatically.
  24. 24. PREPARED BY RAVI KUMAR LANKE Page 24 After the promotion of the server to a DC finished server restart automatically. Once the server is booted and you logon to it, click on Server Manager | Tools , will notice that following have been installed : •Active Directory Administrative Center •Active Directory Domains and Trusts •Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell •Active Directory Sites and Services •Active Directory Users and Computers •ADSI Edit •DNS •Group Policy Management
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