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    Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate ADDS Simplified Administration in Windows Server "8" Beta

    This Microsoft Test Lab Guide (TLG) introduces Active Directory Domain Services Simplified Administration and provides step-by-step demonstration of new AD DS Administration features in Windows Server "8" Beta.
    • Version:

      February 2012

      File Name:

      Test lab guide - Demonstrate Windows Server 8 Beta AD DS Simplified Administration.docx

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      191 KB

        This document contains instructions for setting up the AD DS Simplified Administration test lab through: • Graphically upgrading an existing Active Directory forest by adding the first Windows Server "8" Beta GUI domain controller • Adding an additional Windows Server "8" Beta Core domain controller using Windows PowerShell • Adding an additional Windows Server "8" Beta Core domain controller using Windows RSAT from a Windows 8 Consumer Preview computer • Decommissioning the original legacy domain controller • Using new AD DS graphical and Windows PowerShell features for further configuration and administration
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 8 Beta

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