Home Lab 4: Domain Controller Setup

So, this is a bit overdue. The screenshots have been sitting in a folder for weeks. In this post, I get a basic domain controller setup, a web and SQL server joined to the domain, and test that a domain user can login at the console. Fairly straightforward stuff. Always start out with checking forContinue reading “Home Lab 4: Domain Controller Setup”

Home Lab 3: Windows Server 2022

This part of the lab build deals with standing up a basic Windows Server 2022. Essentially my goal is to get 3 Windows servers setup prior to configuring an Active Directory domain. Although you could do an ISO download and install, I think it is much easier to deploy the provided VHD. Download the 64-bitContinue reading “Home Lab 3: Windows Server 2022”

Home Lab 2: Hyper-V

Let’s get Hyper-V installed and a bridged network switch defined. I want all virtual machines to be available to the rest of the client systems on my home network. Keep it simple. Browse to the Control Panel -> Programs -> Programs and Features or appwiz.cpl. Check Hyper-V. Start Hyper-V. Click on the host under Hyper-VContinue reading “Home Lab 2: Hyper-V”