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(Windows 2008 Server: Lesson 12)

{ How to add a computer to your domain }


Section 0. Background Information
Section 1. Login to your W2K8 server.
  1. Edit Virtual Machine Settings
    • Instructions
      1. Click on W2K8
      2. Click on Edit virtual machine settings

     

  2. Edit Network Adapter Settings
    • Instructions
      1. Click on Network Adapter
      2. Click on Bridged: Connected directly to the physical network.
      3. Click OK.

     

  3. Start your Windows 2008 Server
    • Instructions
      1. Click on W2K8 Server
      2. Click on Play virtual machine

     

  4. CRTL + ALT + DELETE
    • Instructions
      1. Virtual Machine
      2. Send Ctrl+Alt+Del

     

  5. Login as Administrator
    • Click on the Administrator icon.

     

  6. Login
    • Command: Provide the password for the Administrator account.

 

Section 2. Determine the IP Address for the W2K8 server.
  1. Open a Command Prompt
    • Instructions:
      1. Type "cmd" in the search box.
      2. Click on "cmd" under Programs.

     

  2. Determine the IP Address for your W2K8 Server
    • Instructions:
      1. ipconfig
        • In my case, the IP Address is 192.168.1.113.
        • In your case, it will probably be different.
    • Note:
      • In a later step, this will be the IP address of the DNS server for the Windows 7 machine.

 

Section 3. Start up the Windows 7 machine.

  1. Edit Virtual Machine Settings
    • Instructions:
      1. Select W7P32B
      2. Click on Edit virtual machine settings.

     

  2. Edit Network Adapter Settings
    • Instructions
      1. Click on Network Adapter
      2. Click on Bridged: Connected directly to the physical network.
      3. Click OK.

     

  3. Booting up W7P32B
    • Instructions:
      1. Start up VMware Player
      2. Select W7P32B
      3. Play Virtual Machine
    • Note:
      • For those of you that are not part of my class, W7P32Bis a Windows 7 32 Bit Operating System.
      • Any version of Windows can be used.
      • But you must have first completed the pre-requisite labs listed in the overview section

     

  4. W7P32B Authentication
    • Instructions:
      1. Login as student

 

Section 4. Set DNS Server on Windows Client
  1. On W7P32B, Launch Network and Sharing Center
    • Instructions:
      1. In the search box, type "network", and press enter
      2. Next click on "Network and Sharing Center"

     

  2. Change adapter settings
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on "Change adapter settings"

     

  3. Configure Local Area Connections
    • Instructions:
      1. Right Click on Local Area Connection
      2. Click on Properties

     

  4. Configure Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)
      2. Click on Properties

     

  5. Set DNS Server Address
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on "Use the following DNS server addresses:" radio button.
      2. Preferred DNS server: E.g., 192.168.1.113
        • NoteUse the W2K8 Server IP Address you obtained in Section 2, Step 2.
      3. Click OK.

     

  6. Close Local Area Connection Properties
    • Instructions:
      1. Click Close

 

Section 5. Add Windows 7 Client to the W2K8 Server Domain
  1. Open Control Panel
    • Instructions:
      1. Start --> Control Panel

     

  2. Open System and Security
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on System and Security

     

  3. Open System
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on System

     

  4. Change Settings
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on Change settings

     

  5. Change System Properties
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on the Change button.

     

  6. Change Computer Name/Domain
    • Instructions:
      1. Change Computer name to "STUDENT-1".
      2. Select the Domain radio button and put "security.student" in the textbox.
      3. Select OK.

     

  7. Authenticate with the W2K8 security.student Domain
    • Instructions:
      1. Username: administrator
      2. Password: Use the Password for the W2K8 security.student domain.

     

  8. Confirmation Message
    • Instructions:
      1. Click OK

     

  9. Restart Message (Part 1)
    • Instructions:
      1. Click OK
      2. Click OK

     

  10. Restart Message (Part 2)
    • Instructions:
      1. Click Restart Now

 

 

Section 6. Logging into the security.student domain
  1. Send Ctrl+Alt+Del
    • Instructions:
      1. Virtual Machine
      2. Send Ctrl+Alt+Del

     

  2. Switch User
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Switch User Button

     

  3. Other User
    • Instructions:
      1. Click Other User

     

  4. Login as manager
    • Instructions:
      1. Login: security.student\manager
      2. Password: Use the Active Directory Password for the user manager.

     

  5. Verifying Login
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Start Button
    • Note:
      • Notice you are logged in as "Boss T. Man"

 

Section 7. Verify the Windows 7 Client's DNS
  1. Open a Command Prompt
    • Instructions:
      1. Type "cmd" in the search box.
      2. Click on "cmd" under Programs.

     

  2. Using nslookup
    • Instructions:
      1. nslookup
      2. www.cnn.com
      3. quit
      4. date
      5. Press <Enter>
      6. echo "Your Name"
    • Proof of Lab Instructions (Part 1):
      1. Do a PrtScn
      2. Paste into a word document

 

Section 8. Verify the security.student domain computers
  1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers
    • Instructions:
      1. Start --> Administrative Tools --> Active Directory Users and Computers.

     

  2. View security.student Domain Computers
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on Computers
    • Note:
      • You should see STUDENT-1.

     

  3. Open a Command Prompt
    • Instructions:
      1. Type "cmd" in the search box.
      2. Click on "cmd" under Programs.

     

  4. Using dsquery
    • Instructions:
      1. dsquery computer
      2. date
      3. Press <Enter>
      4. echo "Your Name"
        • Replace the string "Your Name" with your actually name.
        • E.g., echo "John Gray"
    • Proof of Lab Instructions (Part 2):
      1. Do a PrtScn
      2. Paste into the same word document as used in Proof of Lab Part 1.
      3. Upload to Moodle.

     

Section 5. Proof of Lab
  1. Proof of Lab Instructions
    • Instructions:
      1. Complete Section 7, Step 2
      2. Complete Section 8, Step 4
    • Proof of Lab Instructions:
      1. Do PrtScn's for both Proof of Labs.
      2. Upload to Moodle


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