Create Your Own VirtualBox Windows Server Lab from Scratch! [Video]

By Alton Hardin
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About this video

In this course, you will get a step-by-step explanation of how you can use VirtualBox, a free virtualization software platform, to create your own virtualized lab on your home computer that is isolated from your physical network, which is perfect for expanding your knowledge of Windows.

We will cover the basics of virtualization, how to install and use VirtualBox, how to create virtual machines, how to Install Windows 10, how to Install Windows Server 2016, how to set up a Sandbox internal test network, Microsoft Active Directory fundamentals, how to install and configure Active Directory, and finally, how to install and configure DHCP in Windows Server 2016.

Once you complete this course, you will know exactly how to use VirtualBox to create your own Windows 10 and Server 2016 virtualized lab.

All the resources for this course are available at

Publication date:
January 2022
2 hours 39 minutes

About the Author

  • Alton Hardin

    Alton Hardin Alton Hardin is an educator, poker coach, self-published and best-selling author, and full-time IT and business professional. He is also the founder of MicroGrinder Poker School, an online poker school dedicated to micro stakes poker players, where he provides a wide array of free and low-cost poker resources and poker training, included poker strategy articles and poker training video series. Outside of poker, Alton is a full-time business and IT professionals. He works in the field of cybersecurity. He has earned two graduate degrees, an MBA and MS. in IT network management; moreover, he currently holds multiple IT industry certifications. He also has a fond love for teaching. As an undergraduate, he group tutored chemistry students and as a graduate student, he taught a GMAT prep course. Upon graduating from his MBA program, he began teaching as an adjunct professional for the School of Business and Public Administration at his local state university in the field of Information Systems and IT Management.

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Create Your Own VirtualBox Windows Server Lab from Scratch! [Video]
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