Checklist: Deploy the Second Domain Controller in the Same Site

Updated: April 11, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

Complete the tasks in this checklist in the order in which they are presented. If a reference link takes you to a conceptual topic, return to this checklist after you review the conceptual topic so that you can proceed with the remaining tasks.

Checklist Checklist: Deploy the Second Domain Controller in the Same Site

 

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Install Windows Server 2008 on the computer that you want to make the second domain controller.

Conceptual topic Install Windows Server 2008 on the Second Domain Controller

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Install Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) on the computer that you want to make the second forest root domain controller by running the Active Directory Domain Services Installation Wizard.

Conceptual topic Install AD DS on the Second Domain Controller

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Verify the AD DS installation on the second domain controller.

Conceptual topic Verify AD DS Installation on the Second Domain Controller

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