add a machine account using samba-tool
samba at marc-muehlfeld.de
Sat Apr 27 15:40:10 MDT 2013
Am 27.04.2013 16:03, schrieb David Mansfield:
> Is there any way to add a machine account directly on the DC? The
> equiv. to "New Computer" in ADUC?
> I'm looking for something like:
> samba-tool user add --computer 'NEWCOMPUTER$'
> (which doesn't exist).
> I also have found old threads about pre-creating the account so that a
> subsequent join can be done without a password or with a (specified)
> non-administrative account/password, but I can't find any info in the
> wiki about this.
I'm not sure, if you can a machine account on unix side yet.
But you can create a delegation, e. g. to a non-admin group, that is
allowed to join machines:
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