Create a Windows Server 2019 Domain

Scenario Description

In this tutorial we’ll create and configure:

  • a Windows Server 2019 Domain Controller
    (using a Hyper-V VM)
  • Install and configure the AD Domain services, DNS and DHCP server roles
  • Set up a new domain
  • Additional: A sample VM to join the new domain
  1. Creating your virtual machines in Hyper-V
  2. Promote a Domain Controller
  3. Configure the server roles
  4. Additional: Join a server to the domain
Following Tutorials

Azure AD Connect: This domain environment will be used later to sync a couple domain users to Azure with Azure AD Connect.

Windows Admin Center: We’ll use these VMs to connect them to Azure and configure the hybrid cloud services with Windows Admin Center.

Let’s start, Set up your Hyper-V VMs:

Download Windows Server 2019 Evaluation: (choose Windows Server on-premises) and download the ISO-file.

On your Windows 10 PC, go to Control Panel,  Turn Windows features on or off and mark the checkbox Hyper-V:

=> Tech Tip: If you encounter any problems during the Hyper-V installation, please check your Computers’ BIOS settings and enable Virtualization.

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