Yesterday marked the day when an early Windows Server 8 Developer Preview version was released. I spun it up and took it for a test drive, I installed ADDS and promoted a DC and following are some screenshots I took.
After the setup was complete..
After the ADDS binaries are installed, you then promote the server to DC role.
Above was an error about not being able to set the DFL to native Win8 so I went back and set to W2K8 R2 along with the same FFL.
As seen in the last screenshot, enabling the AD Recycle Bin is now possible via the GUI i.e ADAC.
More Win8 Server stuff to follow