Dating directory 2016
This is listed under the Preparation Options page of the wizard.As noted it will perform: As mentioned above, make sure you are logged in as an enterprise administrator to perform these operations at a forest level.If you are interested in an in place upgrade of Windows Server 2016 R2, check our post here.In my lab setup, I have an existing Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller running a domain called TESTLAB. This is a single forest, single domain environment for testing purposes.Windows Server 2016 is the latest version of Windows Server and in this article I show you how to install active directory.Follow the steps below to install Active Directory Domain Services on Windows Server 2016.1.
If you click the little flag in server manager with the yellow bang, you can then click the link to Promote this server to a domain controller.As mentioned in the comments below, this error also could have been avoided by entering in the “Supply the credentials to perform this operation” domain credentials on the Deployment Configuration screen.After logging back in as an enterprise administrator on the domain, the replicate from domain controller part of the wizard was error free.The wizard won’t let you move forward without it however. Notice the warning that “A delegation for this DNS server cannot be created because the authoritative parent zone cannot be found…”.If you are installing a forest root domain controller that is using Active Directory-integrated DNS, you typically do not need to be concerned about this warning message.