Installing Active Directory on Windows 8 without dcpromo.

dcpromo gives way to a new wizard… I ended up having to figure out how to use the new Server Manager to install the Active Directory services, then clicked around and I finally found a way to configure the first domain controller. The new wizard looks different from what I am used to for a decade plus years of installing Active Directory, but it seems to be a nice upgrade…

For more details and step by step configuration guide, click here … Installing Active Directory on Windows 8


About Jayachandran PK
My passion is for Microsoft technologies and how if properly implemented, they can provide actual value for an organization especially in the field of infrastructure, virtualization and system monitoring. I work for the biggest Microsoft partner in Kuwait, specialized in project consultation and implementation services for enterprise clients. When I'm not at work, I try to contribute back through a charitable organization dedicated to prompting cultural values of Kerala. In my free time, I dabble in gardening and am also an avid solar power aficionado.

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