JSI Tip 7574. How do I verify an Active Directory installation in Windows Server 2003?

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 816106 contains the following summary:

This step-by-step article describes how to verify an Active Directory installation.

After you have performed an upgrade, you can verify the promotion of a server to a domain controller by verifying the following items.

Default Containers

These are created automatically when the first domain is created. Open the Active Directory Users and Computers Microsoft Management Console (MMC), and then verify that the following containers appear here:

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