Active directory domain services in windows server 2016

Active directory domain services windows server 2016
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What is Active directory domain services?
Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) stores directory data and manages communication between users and domains, including user logon processes, authentication, and directory searches. An Active Directory domain controller is a server that is running AD DS.

In this article, I have explained how to create and configure user profile using Active directory domain services in windows server 2016.

Log on to windows server machine
Navigate into Server Manager
Click on manage -> Add roles and features

Active directory domain services windows server 2016
Active directory domain services windows server 2016

Pick “Role based are feature based installation” -> Click Next

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 1

Pick the server from the server pool -> click Next

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 2

Check “Active directory domain services” -> Click next

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 3

Click Next

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 4

Click Next

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 5

Click Next
And check “Restart destination services automatically” -> Click Install

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 6
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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 7

Click Close

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 8

After successful installation
Click on the Flag “Promote this server into domain controller”

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 9

Click Add Forest and Provide the root domain name

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 10

Click Next and provide “Directory services recovery password”

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 11

Click Next

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 12

Leave the NETBIOS name by default “SHAREPOINT2016”

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 13

Provide the location for AD DS database

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 14

Click next and click Install

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After successful installation
Click on Tools -> Active directory users and computers

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 17

Click on N
New user icon
Create a user name and provide password

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 18
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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 19

Click Finish

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Active directory domain services windows server 2016 20

Let’s login with username and password.
Happy Learning!….

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