Preparation includes installing and configuring DNS and gathering information that you need for the installation. Install the DNS server service prior to installing Active Directory.
These services are referred to as the Active Directory.
When you install Active Directory on a Windows 2000based server, it becomes a Windows 2000based domain controller.
The process of removing Active Directory involves steps similar to those for installation.
You run many of the same tests before you remove the directory as you run before you install the directory.
For information about these options, see the Active Directory link on the Web Resources page at and the .