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RAD – Installing and setting up ADUC on Windows

Installing and setting up ADUC on Windows 7 Workstation
Installing and setting up ADUC on Windows 10 Workstation

This Document was designed to help assist with installing and setting up Active Directory User and Computers on a managed workstation in RAD.

Installing and setting up ADUC on Windows 7 Workstation

  1. Download and install the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 ( https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=7887 ) Please make sure you notate your system 32-bit or 64-bit
  2. When you run the install package you will see this message, which explains that you are able to install an update – click ‘Yes’
  3. Then after reading and agreeing to the terms, click ‘I Accept’
  4. The installation will take a few minutes, when complete click ‘Close’
  5. Open the Windows Start menu and in the search box type ‘Programs and Features’.
  6. When it appears above, click on the icon for ‘Programs and Features’
  7. On the left of the window click on the link for ‘Turn Windows features on or off’
  8. Expand Remote Server Administration Tools > Role Administration Tools > AD DS and AD LDS Tools > AD DS Tools
  9. Place a tick next to ‘Active Directory Administrative Centre’
  10. Click ‘OK’ to save the changes
  11. Once it is installed you can use the Windows Start menu to find ‘Active Directory Users and Computers’
  12. Done

Installing and setting up ADUC on Windows 10 Workstation

  1. Download and install the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=45520 ) Please make sure you notate your system 32-bit or 64-bit
  2. After Remote Sever Administration Tools have been successfully installed please continue below.
  3. Right-click the Start button and choose “Control Panel“. (Note: In some configurations, you may be able to skip to step 10.)
  4. Select “Programs“.
  5. From the “Programs and Features” section, select “Turn Windows features on or off“.
  6. Scroll down and expand the “Remote Server Administration Tools” section.
  7. Expand “Role Administration Tools“.
  8. Expand “AD DS and AD LDS Tools“.
  9. Ensure that “AD DS Tools” is checked, then select “OK“
  10. You should have an option for “Administrative Tools” on the Start menu. From there, select any of the Active Directory tools.
  11. Done