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Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4

Active Directory Setup Guide on Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4

What’s new in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server Technical Preview: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt163897.aspx

The following new features in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) improve the ability for organizations to secure Active Directory environments and help them migrate to cloud-only deployments and hybrid deployments, where some applications and services are hosted in the cloud and others are hosted on premises. The improvements include:

This post will show the step-by-step installation of a new Active Directory  in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4.

After installing Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4 log on the server as Administrator and launch Server Manager and install the AD DS role

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In Server Manager, click Manage then Add Roles and Features.

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In the Add Roles and Feature Wizard, click Next.

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By default, Role-based or feature-based installation is selected, click Next.

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In the Server Selection, select a server from the server pool and click Next.

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In the Select server roles page, tick on Active Directory Domain Server and click Next.

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A pop-up will appear asking to Add features that are required for Active Directory Services, click on the Add Features button.

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click Next.

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In the Select features page, click Next.

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In the Confirm installation selections, click Install.

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Confirm that the AD DS installation has succeeded and it’s now time promote the server to a Domain Controller.

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Click on the Promote this server a to domain controller from the Results page of the Add Roles and Features Wizard. Or if you closed the wizard, you can access the Post-deployment Configuration from the Server Manager.

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After clicking the Promote this server a to domain controller the Active Directory Domain Services Configuration Wizard will appear.

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In the Deployment Configuration, select the Add a new forest and type the Root domain name, e.g., phiwug.org

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In the Domain Controller Options, select the Forest and Domain functional levels and type a Directory Service Restore Mode (DSRM) password and click Next.

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In the DNS Options, click Next.

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In the Additional Options, a NetBIOS domain will be generated based from the Root domain name that has been entered, otherwise this can be changed.

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In the Paths’ page leave the default, click Next.

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In the Review Option page, run through the selection before proceeding. Click View script to view the PowerShell script the will run behind the UI for the DC promo.

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Note the notepad, and click Next.

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After all prerequisite checks passed successfully, click on the Install button. The server will restart to compete the Active Directory Domain Controller installation.

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