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Install and Configure Active Directory Domain Services

Get started with Active Directory through this course on installing and configuring Active Directory Domain Services. Take a look at domain controllers, configuration options, managing groups and accounts and more.

15 videos  //  131 minutes of training

Course description

If you want to get started with Active Directory, you have to, well, get started! Begin at the beginning with this course on installing and configuring Active Directory Domain Services. Starting off with a two-part introduction to AD DS, you’ll look at installing active directory files, Domain Controller (DC) installation options, DC cloning, managing user accounts, using PowerShell and much more.

Course syllabus

Introduction to AD DS Part 1Duration: 14:20

Introduction to AD DS Part 2Duration: 7:54

Installing Active Directory files for a New ForestDuration: 8:50

Configure New Forest Root DomainDuration: 10:53

Adding Domain Controller to an Existing ForestDuration: 7:32

DC Installation OptionsDuration: 9:03

DC CloningDuration: 2:42

RODCsDuration: 6:09

DC Configuration OptionsDuration: 13:24

Managing User AccountsDuration: 10:49

Introduction to GroupsDuration: 7:22

Managing GroupsDuration: 10:53

Managing Computer AccountsDuration: 8:30

Managing Organizational UnitsDuration: 6:51

Using PowerShellDuration: 5:34

Meet the author

Barbara Andrews


Barbara Andrews has 20+ years of IT experience starting with Windows NT back in 1996. She's worked with almost all of Microsoft’s products, including Windows Server, SQL Server, SharePoint Server, Business Intelligence, System Center, Azure, Office 365 and Hyper-V. She's trained 6000+ working professionals and consulted with many public and private organizations across many different industries. Barbara holds Microsoft industry credentials — including MCT, MCSE, MCITP, MCSA, MCDBA and MCP — and is a HPE Certified Trainer (Master HPE ASE) and SalesForce Admin. She currently works from her home in Anaheim, California, teaching adult students from around the world. She's been married to her husband, Arthur, for 23 years and has two children. In her spare time she can be found hiking Southern California or kayaking Newport Harbor.

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