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Active Directory : Configure DC2021/12/02

Configure New DC (Domain Controler).
On CUI Configuration, Execute Commands like follows.
[1] For example, Configure new DC with Root Domain name as [].
After finishing commands, Computer will restart automatically.
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# set forest/domain functional level as Windows Server 2016 = [WinThreshold]
# other available levels : [Win2008], [Win2008R2], [Win2012], [Win2012R2]
# for [-DomainNetbiosName], set any NetBIOS name
# for [-SafeModeAdministratorPassword], set any password for SafeMode
PS C:\Users\Administrator> Install-ADDSForest -DomainName "" `
-ForestMode WinThreshold `
-DomainMode WinThreshold `
-DomainNetbiosName FD3S01 `
-SafeModeAdministratorPassword (ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText "P@ssw0rd01" -Force) `

The target server will be configured as a domain controller and restarted when this operation is complete.
Do you want to continue with this operation?
[Y] Yes  [A] Yes to All  [N] No  [L] No to All  [S] Suspend  [?] Help (default is "Y"): Y

WARNING: Windows Server 2022 domain controllers have a default for the security setting named "Allow cryptography algorithms
compatible with Windows NT 4.0" that prevents weaker cryptography algorithms when establishing security channel sessions.

For more information about this setting, see Knowledge Base article 942564 (

WARNING: A delegation for this DNS server cannot be created because the authoritative parent zone cannot be found or it does
not run Windows DNS server. If you are integrating with an existing DNS infrastructure, you should manually create a delegation
 to this DNS server in the parent zone to ensure reliable name resolution from outside the domain "". Otherwise, no
action is required.

Message                          Context           RebootRequired  Status
-------                          -------           --------------  ------
Operation completed successfully DCPromo.General.3          False Success

# after finishing configuration, computer restarts automatically
Active Directory : Configure DC (GUI)
On GUI Configuration, Configure like follows.
[2] Run [Server Manager] and click [AD DS], next, on the screen below, Click [More...] link which is upper-right on the left pane.
[3] Click [Promote this server to domain...] link.
[4] Check a box [Add a new forest] and input any Domain name you'd like to set for [Root domain name] field.
[5] Select [Forest functional level] and [Domain functional level]. This example shows to select [Windows Server 2016] both. Furthermore, Set any password for Directory Services Restore Mode.
[6] Click [Next] button.
[7] Input NetBIOS name you'd like to set.
[8] Specify Database folder or Log folder and so on. It's Ok to keep default if you don't have specific requirements.
[9] Check the contents you configured and click [Next] button.
[10] Click [Install] button. After finishing it, System will restart automatically.
[11] After restarting System, logon name is changed as [Domain name]\[User name].
[12] That's OK if successfully logon.
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