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AD/DNS Setup

I am installing Windows 2016 server standard this afternoon.  By end of Day, I want to set up a local Domain with following roles: AD, DNS, DHCP.  I want to have 2 users.  Simple network for now.

Could someone give me a setup list I could follow?  Any suggestions?

Comcast will be in bridge mode--->SW.
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masnrockCommented:
Here's a step-by-step guide from Microsoft for setting up a Server 2016 domain controller: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/canitpro/2017/02/22/step-by-step-setting-up-active-directory-in-windows-server-2016/

Based on what you want to do, there are going to be some differences from the instructions...
At Step 1, make the primary DNS server the same IP address as the server. Do not set a secondary DNS (no need to create problems later)
At Step 7, you want to also check DHCP Server as one of the roles to install. (AD controllers by their nature are DNS servers, so you don't need to check that box since you will get prompted about it later)

After everything is done, go to the SW and disable the DHCP server (Windows Server disables DHCP on itself if another DHCP server is detected in the same subnet). If for some reason it has disabled itself, you can either restart the server again OR just go into Services and start the DHCP Server service. Configure DHCP the way you'd like for it to be.
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