How to install Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (ADLDS) on Windows 10

 

Installation

If you want to use Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (ADLDS) on Windows 10 you will have to enable (install) it from the “Windows Features” dialog:

Control Panel \ Programs and Features \ Turn Windows features on or off:

 

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After the installation you can start the configuration of ADLDS by starting the "Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services Setup Wizard":

 

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Found at: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools\Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services Setup Wizard

 

 

 

 

Configuration

 

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Create User

To add users to the ADLDS you must start the ADSI Edit:

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools\ADSI Edit

 

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Now the user is created, you can set a password by using the “reset password” option.

Just right click on the user:

 

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