ADS Wizard • Logon on the server as Administrator • Click start, run and type in dcpromo then Enter • The ADS wizard appears
Domain Controller Type • The ADS wizard asks for the Domain Controller Type • Select “domain controller for a new domain”. • Click next
Create a Domain Tree • ADS asks if you want to create a new domain tree . Remember that ADS is not currently installed on this domain so it is necessary to create a domain tree
Create a New Forest of Domain Trees • Having created a domain tree ADS prompts for the creation or joining of a forest. As you are not joining this domain to another you will create a new forest
Name the Domain • ADS prompts the name to be given to the new domain. • Enter the full name of your domain • Ex: bridgeport.edu
Net Bios Name • ADS prompts for the NetBIOS name • ADS should fill in the field correctly • Ex: cs51
Database and Log Files • ADS prompts for the location of the database and log files
System Volume • ADS prompts for the location of the sysvol
Permissions • ADS displays a Permissions dialog box. This allows you to support existing Windows NT 4 servers in your network, or a network that only supports Windows 2000 servers. If you had a network that has a Windows NT 4 Remote Access Server, you would select the compatible option. • Select permissions compatible with pre windows 2000 servers
Password Dialog Box • ADS displays the restore mode password dialog box. This allows you to specify a password if ADS is to be restored.
Summary of Selections • ADS displays a summary of your selections.
Configuration of ADS • The ADS wizard now configures the computer with ADS • This operation can take a few minutes.
Completion of the Installation • Once ADS had been installed, the completion dialog box appears • Click Finish. • You are prompted to restart the computer. RESTART THE COMPUTER NOW.