Monday, July 29, 2013
Creating a new Active Directory domain on Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 has brought many improvements and has phased out some legacy tools. One of those tools is good old dcpromo.exe. It's been deprecated in favor of PowerShell's Install-ADDSForest or the Server Manager-based GUI, which simply manipulates PowerShell under the hood. The video below walks you through the creation of a new AD install using Server Manager in Windows Server 2012.