This blog post will show you on how to install active directory on Windows Server 2016. I will show you 2 different methods of doing it, using GUI way and the PowerShell way.

[What do you need?]

  • 1x Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
  • 1x Server VM
    • Hostname: AD1
    • IP address: 192.168.1.1 /24
  • 1x Client VM
    • Hostname: CT1
    • IP address :192.168.1.200 /24

[Server VM Configuration Steps]

  1. Install Windows Server 2016
  2. Set Static IP and DNS
  3. Install DNS and AD Services

[Installation Video]

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