Setup Domain Controllers


How to setup up a new domain Controller.
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Robert OrnelasVP Operations at Cook's ComputerCommented:
Here are some steps. If you are adding a domain controller then at 13 you would chose the appropriate button.
alanlam123Author Commented:
Do I need to setup dns first, what is the network requirements?
Robert OrnelasVP Operations at Cook's ComputerCommented:
is this joining an existing domain or are you creating a new domain?
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
First, is this a production environment or a test/lab?  If you're learning, great, lets go - ask a ton of questions and we'll be happy to help, I'm sure...

If this is a production environment and you're asking these questions you should really be working with an IT Pro who understands Active Directory.  Not doing so for a production environment is unwise at best.  It's easy.  For me.  And likely for those who respond because we've all had experience and done this before.  We understand what to do and what NOT to do even though it seems like you can...
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