Tag Archives: Active Directory

Create a Domain User

In this post, I will share on how to create a new domain user. Normally when a new user joining the company, they will provided a username and password to login into the domain environment. This allow user to use that system or application of that company. Beside that company can monitor all the user activity in the domain environment.

Here the steps for create a new domain user:

  • Open Active Directory Users and Computers.
  • Expand the hadiyahyalab.com and select User.
  • Right Click > New > User
  • Complete the details required and click Next.
  • Complete the password section and select the parameter if needed.
  • Click Next.

The user is created. Click Finish.

Go to any joined computer in the domain and login with new user.

Add Active Directory Domain Service

Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) also known as Domain Controller. All users and computer in the domain can be manage through it. Normally administrator use it to perform activity like authorize, authenticate, security policy and etc.

Network setup:

  • IP Address:
  • Netmask:
  • Gateway
  • DNS:
  • Hostname: ad01
  • Timezone: (UTC +08:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singpapore
  • Domain: hadiyahyalab.com


  • Run Server Manager.
  • Click Add Roles and Features.
  • Click Next.
  • Click Next.
  • Click Next.
  • Tick Active Directory Domain Services.
  • Click Add Features. Click Next.
  • Click Next.
  • Click Next.
  • Click Install.
  • Wait until the installation finish.
  • Click Promote this server to a domain controller.
  • Since this is the first domain controller. Select Add a new forest. Enter the Root domain name. Click Next.
  • Select the function level and set the DSRM password. Click Next.
  • Click Next.
  • NetBIOS will discovered automatically the name. Change it if necessary. Click Next.
  • Click Next.
  • Review and click Next.
  • View the result and click Install.
  • Wait until the installation finish.
  • Once the installation complete. It will force signed out and restart.
  • Login with domain user.

Below show the AD DS is successfully install.