Basically Active Directory or Active Directory Domain System (AD DS) store things on central location. For example Objects related to Resource, Services, Credentials, Details About Users and there Password.
On some Protected location.
It stores logs of all the users, Assign and also denies permissions on the network.
Active Directory; is a database used to store users information, computer information, printers
Active Directory Domain Service
Domain Controller: is a server responds to security authentication request that running a windows server so and has AD DS
LDAP: is an application protocol that over an IP network to manage and access the distributed directory information.
Start Configuration Active Directory
Click on it and then click on More on the right navigation pane where it states that Configuration is required for Active Directory Domain Services.
Click on this Server to a domain
The Deployment Configuration screen appears and we will select Add a new forest as this is the first domain controller. Type Domain Name VMGate.com and Then click on Next
here Active Directory Services installed on this Server
Active Directory Domain and Trust