In any version of SharePoint, we need to import user profiles from Active Directory (AD). The base of AD is ADDS (Active Directory Domain Services).In this article I am presenting a step by step approach to configure ADDS. In order to configure we need to configure DNS first. Please refer to configuring DNS step by step.
Follow the below steps to configure ADDS.
1. Log on to server and open Server manager
2. Click on Manage and click on Add Role and Feature.
Then click on Next -> Next and in the Server Roles, check “Active Directory Domain Services” check box like below and in the Add Roles and Features Wizard, click on Add Features like below:
Then in the Active Directory Domain Services wizard click on Next.
Then in the Confirm installation selection wizard dialog, check the check box, Restart the destination server automatically if required like below:
Then click on Promote this server to a domain controller like below:
The choose Add a new forest, give a root domain name like below:
Then in the Domain controller options give a password like below:
Then in the Additiona Options give the NetBIOS domain name as something like below:
Then int the path let it take the default paths like below:
Then it will display the details like below:
Then in the Prerequisites check dialog box click Next.
Then from the home page click on Tools -> Active Directory Users and Computers
Then you can see the newly created AD Domain Controller with default users and permission settings like below:
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