Active Directory in Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Active Directory provides the structure to centralize the network management and store information about network resources across the entire domain. Active Directory uses Domain Controllers to keep this centralized storage available to network users. In order to configure a Windows Server 2008 machine to act as Domain Controller, several considerations and prerequisites should be taken into account, and several steps should be performed. In this article I will guide you through these steps of creating a new Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller for a new Active Directory domain in a new forest.
Lets see how we can setup AD on Windows Server 2008