INSTALLATION OF SERVICES ADDC, DHCP, DNS AND CONTAINERS ON WINDOW SERVER 2016 IN DEMILITARIZED ZONE

Updated: Sep 3, 2019

Before we start to install services as stated in the title, let us start to do some basic configuration such as set static IP address, hostname and create a domain for demilitarized zone.


Since this is a long post, please use the navigation below to get the appropriate section:


  • How to set static IP address

  • How to set computer name

  • How to deploy ADDC

  • How to deploy DHCP server

  • How to deploy DNS How to deploy container


How to set static IP address:

Search for network in search menu and click on view network connections option.


Right click on the network icon and click properties


Click properties after selecting Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)


Change the IP address as shown above.


How to change computer name:

Type this pc on start menu, right click on it and click properties


Click change settings


Click change


Change the computer name as DMZ03


Click ok


Click restart now


How to install Active Directory Domain Controller (ADDC):

Open server manager and click add roles and features


Click next


Click next

Click next


Tick Active Directory Domain Services


Click add features

Click next


Click install


Click next


Click promote this server to a domain controller


Tick add a new forest and type the domain name which is cybertech365.info at root domain name then click next


Create a DSRM password then click next


Click next


Click next

Click next

Click next


Click install


Click close


Sign in as administrator of domain cybertech365 by key in the password that has been set before


Open server manager, open tools and click on DNS

Right click on reverse lookup zone and click new zone

Click next


Click next


Click next


Tick IPv4 reverse lookup zone then click next


Key in the network ID and click next


Tick do not allow dynamic update then click next


Click finish

How to set up forward lookup zone:

Under the forward lookup zone, click on the domain, then right click and choose new host (A or AAAA)

Key in IP address of the DNS host, then click add host


Click ok


Try to do nslookup on domain and the DNS IP address and the result should be the same as above.

Installation of DHCP and set scope

Click add roles and features


Click next


Click next


Click next


Tick DHCP server


Click add features


Click next


Click next


Click next


Click install


Click complete DHCP configuration

Click next


Click commit


Click close

Click close


How to set DHCP scope:


Open server manager, click tools on top right and click DHCP


Right click on IPv4 tab and click new scope


Click next


Key in a new name for this scope


Key in the range of DHCP scope then click next


Add IP address range is needed to be exclude in the DHCP scope then click next


Choose how many day/hours/minute for the ip address within the DHCP scope to refresh then click next


Tick yes then click next


Key in IP address of default gateway then click next


Click next


Click next