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How to create domain in Windows Server 2008 R2

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I'm setting up a new domain controller with Windows Server 2008 R2. How do I create a new domain (as if it's going in to a new network/location)? Thanks!
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Stephen Croft earned 2000 total points
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Ouch, sounds like fun.

If this is a new forest/domain, run the system manager tool and add the Active Directory Services (something like that anyway) role, then run "dcpromo".

Remember to install/configure DNS when it asks.

Tutorial here;

http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Running-Windows-Server-2008-R2-Installing-Creating-Lab-Domain-Controller-Part1.html
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Thanks very much that article was super helpful
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