How to create Active Directory User Accounts

Creating New Ad Users

In this lesson you will learn how to create Active Directory user accounts. Step 1. Open Server Manager Open Server Manager by clicking the Windows button and clicking Server Manager or by searching for Server Manager. Step 2. Start Active Directory In server manager, click Tools > Active Directory Users and Computers: Step 3. Create…

Read More

Promote a Server to a Domain Controller

Promote A Server To A Domain Controller

In this lesson you are going to learn how to promote a server to a domain controller. This procedure is something you will complete after successfully installing the AD DS Server role. If you haven’t done that yet, click here to learn how to install the AD DS server role. Promote this server to a…

Read More

Installing the AD DS Server Role

Installing Adds Server Role

In this lesson you are going to learn how to build an Active Directory domain an by installing the Active Directory Domain Services role. Domain Controller Prerequisites Before you install the AD DS server role you need to make sure that your server has a static IP address. Step 1. Run ipconfig /all If you’re…

Read More

Active Directory Groups Tutorial

Active Directory Groups

Active Directory groups and memberships are one of those things you MUST understand in order to administer Active Directory. At a high level, Active Directory groups are collections of AD Objects. A group’s members can contain users, computers, other groups and more. Let’s get started! Create Active Directory Groups To create a group in Active…

Read More