Lab 05 Microsoft Active Directory

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Information Technology Experiential Learning Lab (ITELL) ©Copyright 2010 School of Information Studies Syracuse University Last Updated on 10/23/2011 Used in course IST 346 Active Directory Lab
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Active Directory Lab Page 2 L05 M ICROSOFT A CTIVE D IRECTORY R EQUIREMENTS You will need the following in order to perform your lab: These virtual machines, a. Win2008 (Windows Server 2008) – acting as a server b. Centos5 (Centos Linux 5) – acting as a server c. Win 7 (Windows 7) – acting as a workstation Startup the Win2008 , Centos5 and Win7 virtual machines: a. Logon to Win2008 as Administrator (the account with the most access on the Windows platform) b. Logon to Centos5 as root (the account with the most access on a *nix platform) c. Logon to Win7 as user346 (a non-privileged account) P ART 1 S ETUP A CTIVE D IRECTORY IN THE W IN 2008 VM You’re building this Active Directory setup for a company known as fauxco.com . Active Directory provides a unified account store for both users and computers. This means a user is created one time but can log-on to any domain-bound computer with that account. This is a good thing because without it we’d have to create the same account on each workstation! I NSTALLING A CTIVE D IRECTORY D OMAIN S ERVICES Now it is time to install Active Directory. This process is fairly straightforward. From the Win2008 virtual machine: 1. Let’s verify the computer name is what we want. Open the Server Manager utility from the Start menu (administrative tools). The server name should be WIN2008 like so. The IP address is also important because the other computers in our network will use this computer for DNS.
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Active Directory Lab Page 3 2. Use the Add roles wizard in the Server Manager utility to setup Active Directory Domain Services . Click Roles Add Roles then select Active Directory Domain Services like so: Click next and follow the dialogs. Be sure to read the information on the dialogs as it’s quite informative. 3. When ready, click Install . The server will be configured for Active Directory. All that is being done at this point is setting up the required software. 4. After the configuration is complete, click close . P ROMOTING THIS S ERVER TO A D OMAIN C ONTROLLER DCP ROMO This next section will run the DCPromo utility to configure this server to run as a domain controller. This process will configure DNS and the Other Utilities required by Active Directory. 1. Run dcpromo.exe (Click Start and type dcpromo , then click on the dcpromo icon. This will promote this server to a domain controller.
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Active Directory Lab Page 4 2. Dcpromo.exe starts a wizard to walk you through the process: 3. Do NOT choose advanced mode, click next . 4.
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course IST 346 taught by Professor Rieks during the Fall '11 term at Syracuse.

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