How To Add Read-Only Domain Controllers (RODCs) To Active Directory Using PowerShell

When you have a branch office where there a sufficient number of users to place a domain controller but physical security is a risk, it’s time to deploy a Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) to that location. If your looking to save yourself a large number of mouse clicks, PowerShell can be used to efficiently deploy an RODC. This two-step process involves first installing the Directory Services role and then configuring the domain controller. In this video, David will demonstrate how to easily add the domain controller role using Install-WindowsFeature cmdlet, and then configure the read-only domain controller using the Install-ADDSDomainController cmdlet. Prerequisites include: Windows PowerShell 5.1 Active Directory PowerShell Module PowerShell Remoting