Checklist: Deploy the Second Domain Controller in the Same Site

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: Deploy the Second Domain Controller in the Same Site

Task Reference

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

Install Windows Server 2008 on the Second Domain Controller

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.

Install AD DS on the Second Domain Controller

Verify the AD DS installation on the second domain controller.

Verify AD DS Installation on the Second Domain Controller