Finally waiting game is over, Windows server 2019 is now available for public. So, it is time to start planning for your production migrations. In this demo I am going to demonstrate how we can setup Active Directory 2019 with new AD forest. I will discuss new features of AD 2019 in a later post.
In below, I created a checklist which we can use to track the progress of installation.
Active Directory Domain Service Installation Check List for First Domain Controller
Produce Active Directory Design Document
Prepare Physical / Virtual resources for Domain Controller
Install Windows server 2019 Standard / Datacenter
Patch Servers with latest Windows Updates
Assign Dedicate IP address to Domain Controller
Install AD DS Role
Configure AD DS according to Design
Review logs to verify the healthy AD DS installation and configuration
Configure Service and Performance Monitoring
AD DS Backup / DR Configuration
Produce System Documentation