How to Configure Active Directory on Windows Server 2003

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To configure Network Settings

Type ncpa.cpl  run command

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Provide appropriate IP addresses of the server and DNS (Server itself can be the DNS server if you don’t have another operational DNS)

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Install Active Directory

Type DCPromo  run command

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click Next to proceed

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Select Domain controller for a new domain

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Select Domain in a new forest

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Enter the DNS name for the new domain

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Keep the default for the Domain NetBIOS name

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Keep the default for the active directory database and log files destination folder

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Keep the default for the SYSVOL folder destination

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Keep the default for the DNS configuration

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appropriate permission level is selected. In this case default is chosen.

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Restore Mode password is given

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Click Next for the summary interface (after reading of course)

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Wait for a while….

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click Finish

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Restart the server

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Congratulations.. Active Directory is Installed now !!

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