In Part 1 and Part 2 we looked at deploying the start of an Active Directory using Vmware Player for testing purposes. In Part 3 we’ll look at deploying additional virtual machines and promoting them to domain members.
In Part 1 we installed Vmware Player and installed Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise into a virtual machine. In this second part, we’ll look at setting up another virtual machine and deploying our first domain controller for the testing environment.
Following a number of requests, I have written a tutorial on setting up a Windows 2008 testing environment. Part 1 looks at installing Vmware Player and setting up the first virtual machine