Using the Active Directory Installation Wizard

The Active Directory Installation Wizard is as straightforward as a wizard comes. All of the options in the wizard are well explained and presented in a logical order. Rather than stepping you through this otherwise self-explanatory process, this section will discuss the key decision points one encounters when installing Active Directory.

To start the Active Directory Installation Wizard, type dcpromo in the Run dialog box or at the command prompt. The Active Directory Installation Wizard’s Welcome page appears.

Operating System Compatibility

Domain controllers running Windows Server 2003 are more secure than those running previous versions of the Windows NOS, and the Active Directory Installation Wizard ...

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