Active Directory: Joining a Computer to a Domain at the Command Line

NETDOM JOIN

Introduction The Active Directory domain join of a computer can be done using either the GUI or using command line and PowerShell. In this tutorial, I will explain how to join a computer to a domain using the various command lines that are: NETDOM DJOIN for off-line joining Add-Computer in PowerShell It is also possible …

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Join a computer to an Active Directory domain

To join a computer to a domain you have several possibilities: By graphical interface Command Line (CMD, PowerShell) Prerequisites be an administrator on the local workstation. have an account on the domain (preferably administrator). at the network configuration level, have dns a domain controller. By the graphical interface 1. Open Windows Explorer. 2. Right-click on …

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ADMT: Active Directory Domain Migration Tool

ADMT

ADMT (Active Directory Migration Tool) is a free Microsoft tool that allows the migration of objects (Users, Computers, and Groups) between two Active Directory domains. Some examples of using ADMT: Enterprise merge to consolidate Active Directory. Enterprise split to transfer the Active Directory objects to the new entity. Deleting a child domain. Prerequisites A server …

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Active Directory: trust relationship between two forests / domains

End

Presentation The trust relationship between two Active Directory drill bits / domains is a trusted link that allows authenticated users to access resources in another domain. An approval relationship may be: Unidirectional: access to resources is only available in one direction (A) -> (B). Bidirectional: access to resources is available in both directions (A) <-> …

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Active Directory : increase the functional level of the domain and the forest

Presentation The functional level of the domain and forest corresponds to the “version” of your Active Directory environment and allows access to more or fewer features depending on the level of each. Mainly this level change occurs when upgrading to Windows when replacing / migrating domain controllers. The version change may also be necessary for …

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Active directory: How to set up a child domain

Domaine enfant objectif

In this tutorial, we will see how to put a child domain in an Active Directory tree.

A child domain is a subdomain of one of the component domains in your Active Directory forest.

Subdomain segmentation allows logical partitioning of the Active Directory and also enforces rights delegations to children.

This tutorial follows: How to deploy an Active Directory environment.

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How to deploy an Active Directory environment

In this tutorial, we will see how to set up an Active Directory domain.

In summary, an Active Directory is a database (LDAP) that contains a set of objects (users, computers, etc.) and delivers several services:

Centralization of objects on the network in a single database
User Authentication
Rights management
Policy Application (GPO)