Create a child domain on Windows Server 2008 R2

If you have more than 2 branches in your organization and each branches has their administrator and you want to delegate some administrative jobs to your branch administrators, you can create a subdomain. This is really critical decision because more than 1 domain sometimes does not effective solution for your organization. If you have branches in same city and you can manage them from headquarter. I think you don’t need subdomain.

I think before your decision you need a help to create your infrastructure. why am I telling this, because everybody wants to manage complex big infrastructure but for our future career, we must design an infrastructure as simple as we can.

We have a headquarter and a branch on virtual desktop. Of course you need routers, switches, data line to connect your offices.

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Open dcpromo.exe and click “Use advanced mode installation”

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Next

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this will be a child domain and we choose”Create a domain in an existing domain”

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We need to root domain name and root administrator user and password

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sonat.int is a name of parent domain (root domain) and NSW will be named of child domain

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NSW is NETBIOS name, click on Next

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Select site

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What do you want? Only DNS will be installed or you need a Global catalog

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you want to choose replication server name. If you have more than one domain controller you can let the wizard choose an appropriate domain controller for you

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Next

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Need a password for restore mode

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After next installation will be started

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