Add domain member to AD - W2008R2x64

This tutorial is part of The LAB 2 project.


I assume the followings:

  • Domain Controller IP is:
  • Server name is: W2008DC
  • Domain is:
  • Member username: w7user
  • Member computer name: w7member

Configuring a user object in AD

Start the ADS tool - Active Directory Users and Computers.

Create a new user in the ADS. Specify First name, Last name and user logon name: "w7user"

Define a password for the user.

Check the summary.

Configuring a computer object in AD

Create a new computer in the ADS. The computer name is: "w7member".