This Microsoft Virtual Academy course will look at the new Active Directory enhancements within Windows Server 2012 R2. We will cover the options for deploying Domain Controllers using the new Server Manager, deploying remote Domain Controllers using both the GUI and Windows PowerShell. We will explore the new Active Directory Management tool and use its Windows PowerShell History Viewer.
Building on to the PowerShell theme, we will look at how we can use PowerShell to automate day-day IT Professional tasks. Finally we will look at how to prepare and carry out domain controller cloning.