How to configure domain controller in Windows Server

Today in this post we are going to provide you  the step by step guide for how to configure Domain controller in windows server 2012 R2. To configure Domain controller you need a machine with windows server 2012 R2.

What is domain controller ?

A domain controller (DC) is a server that responds to security authentication requests (logging in, checking permissions, etc.) within a Windows domain. A domain is a concept introduced in Windows NT whereby a user may be granted access to a number of computer resources with the use of a single username and password combination.

How we can configure a domain Controller. 

  1. Login with local administrator account.
  2. Open Server Manager and Click on Local Server then click on computer to change name.
  3. Click on Change to change the server name. 
  4. Now change the name of you DC serve as per naming convention and then click on OK.

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