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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

You're reading from  Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
Author (1):
Dishan Francis Dishan Francis
Profile icon Dishan Francis

Table of Contents (22) Chapters

Preface 1. Active Directory Fundamentals 2. Active Directory Domain Services 2022 3. Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure 4. Active Directory Domain Name System 5. Placing Operations Master Roles 6. Migrating to Active Directory 2022 7. Managing Active Directory Objects 8. Managing Users, Groups, and Devices 9. Designing the OU Structure 10. Managing Group Policies 11. Active Directory Services – Part 01 12. Active Directory Services – Part 02 13. Active Directory Certificate Services 14. Active Directory Federation Services 15. Active Directory Rights Management Services 16. Active Directory Security Best Practices 17. Advanced AD Management with PowerShell 18. Hybrid Identity 19. Active Directory Audit and Monitoring 20. Other Books You May Enjoy
21. Index

AD DS deployment scenarios

In this section, we are going to look into different installation scenarios for AD DS.

Setting up a new forest root domain

For the first scenario, I am going to demonstrate how to set up a new AD forest. This will be the first domain controller of a new AD infrastructure. You can use the following checklist to make sure you have done your homework before clicking on the installation button.

AD DS installation checklist for the first domain controller

The following checklist can be used for a fresh AD DS installation:

  1. Produce an AD design document
  2. Prepare the physical/virtual resources for the domain controller
  3. Install Windows Server 2022 Standard/Datacenter
  4. Patch your servers with the latest Windows updates
  5. Assign a dedicated IP address to the domain controller
  6. Install an AD DS role
  7. Configure AD DS according to the design
  8. Review the logs to verify the health of the AD DS installation and...
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