Steps to Install & Configure Active Directory Domain Service in Window Server 2019

Hello,here we are discussing about for active directory domain service.In this Blog,we are installing & configuring active directory domain service.It is a window server role in Active Directory that manage users and allows to store information about resources from a network,& application data.

There are some steps to install & configure active directory domain service in window server 2019:

To Install Active Directory Domain Service

  • Login to window server 2019 base.

  • Click on Start Button then click on Server Manager.

  • Close the open wizard.

  • Click on Add Roles & Features.

  • In the Before you begin page,this wizard helps you install roles,features & role services.Click on Next.

  • In Installation type page,Select Role-based or Feature-based installation.Click on Next.

  • In Server Selection page,select “select a server from the server pool”. Click on Next.

  • In Server Roles page,Select “Active Directory Domain Services” role then Click on Add Features.

  • Click on Next.

  • In Features page,select features as per requirements.Click on Next.

  • In AD DS page,Click on Next.

  • In Confirmation page,review the added roles & features then click on Install.

  • Once installation is done,click on close option to “Close the Add Roles & Feature wizard”.

  • Now, we can easily see the added roles & features on Server Manager wizard.


To Configure the Active Directory Domain Service

  • In Server Manager page,Click on Notification icon.

  • Click on “Promote this server to a domain controller”.

  • In deployment configuration page,click on “Add a new forest”.

  • Provide a Root domain name( Click on Next.

  • Provide the Directory Services Restore Mode (DSRM) password,then click on Next.

  • In DNS option page,ignore this warning “A delegation for this DNS server cannot be created”. Click on Next.

  • Verify the NetBIOS name (Example) & click on Next.

  • Provide the location for AD DS database,log files & SYSVOL then click on Next.

  • Review the selections.Click on Next.

  • Prerequisites needs to be validated before AD DS is installed so check the prerequisites then click on Install.

  • Once Installation is completed then click on close option to “close the open wizard” & the system will be restarted or rebooted.

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