tuhocmang.com – How to install domain controller and join domain on Windows Server 2016
Domain Controller: IT4VN-2k6-DC – IP: 192.168.2.1
IP configuration of IT4VN-2k6-DC
You can turn off firewall or not. It’s up to you. In this article i turn off firewall all computer to check connection (ping).
Install Domain Controller
Go to Server Manager -> Add role and feature ( to install Active directory domain service )
After installing Active directory domain service, click Promote this server to a domain controller.
choose: add a new forest: if this is the first Domain Controller on forest.
choose: Add a new domain controller to an existing domain: if you want to build additional domain or read-0nly domain
choose: Add a new domain to an existing forest: if you want to build child domain or another domain under your forest
In this article, i choose add a new forest
Specify the domain information for this operation: i need to fill domain name which you want to create
Example: i will fill domain: itforvn.com
Domain Controller Options
You type password for the restore mode (DSRM). Remember : this password is not relative to your administrator password. YOu can type the same or different password if you want.
DNS Options: Next
Addtional Options: Next
After Restarting, you will log in with ITFORVN\administrator or firstname.lastname@example.org
Joining client to Domain
on client, you must configure IP preferred DNS -> IP domain controller: 192.168.2.2
Then, type sysdm.cpl -> Tab Computer Name -> Change ->
Click OK, you need to type account name and password of domain user (admin or client account is ok)
That’s it. I hope it will be useful for you.