Promote the domain controller server
1. From the server manager, click on the notification icon 1 and then on the link Promote this server into a 2 domain controller to launch the wizard.
2. Select the Add new forest 1 option, enter the domain name 2 and click Next 3 .
3. Enter the recovery mode password 1 and click Next 2 .
Note the password, in case of restoration AD, it is necessary to carry out maintenance operations.
4. Click Next 1 to change the DNS options.
5. Validate the name NETBIOS 1 then click Next 2 .
6. Validate the paths and click Next 1 .
7. Validate the configuration by clicking Next 1 .
8. Once the tests are validated, click on Install 1 .
9. Wait during the installation …
At the end of it, the server restarts automatically.
When the installation is complete and the server is restarted, log in with the administrator account.
From the server manager, verify that the server is a member of domain 1 .
Now that we have a domain controller, we will have a look at the different consoles.