Configure an Active Directory Domain Controller
Course Name and Number:
Configure an Active Directory
LAB – ASSESSMENT WORKSHEET
Lab Due Date:
In this lab, you used the Microsoft® Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit to conduct an inventory of a Windows server and analyze the results in preparation for installing the R2 upgrade. You also configured a Windows domain controller, which controls the Active Directory. These are both critical steps in enabling the centralized control of authentication and security policies on Windows systems and form the foundation for future labs.
Lab Assessment Questions & Answers
1. Why would an administrator want to use the Microsoft® Assessment and Planning Toolkit?
It will help a system administrator collect the necessary information of different situations of inventory scenarios. With this information, an administrator can determine which systems' information can be used to deploy a certain type of network.
2. From the results of your use of the MAP Toolkit, what operating system is running on the server
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
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LAB | Configure an Active Directory Domain Controller
3. From the results of your use of the MAP Toolkit, what software is running on the server scanned?
Various Citrix and Microsoft .NET Framework applications.
4. Is the machine ready to run Windows Server 2008 R2? What steps might you need to take before fully
running the server?
Other than a couple of unknown drivers or lack thereof, the machine is fully capable of running the server.
5. What tasks other than the ones performed in this exercise may administrators use the MAP Toolkit to
It can also track Performance Data, run a Consolidation Wizard, run a Private Cloud Fast Track Wizard, and create an Azure Application Model.
6. What utility is used to transform a standalone Windows Server 2008 R2 system into an Active Directory
7. What considerations should you take into account when choosing a domain name?
Whether that domain name has been taken into use by another domain.
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