[Samba] Joining a domain.

Peter L plings1967 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 08:18:32 UTC 2017

I use "net ads join -U <admin>%<password>" for joining the domain.
I then add the computer to the dns with "samba-tool dns add <ad ip> <ad
zone> <hostname> A <host ip> -U <admin> --password=<password>"
Hope this helps!

Den 21 sep. 2017 20:06 skrev "A. James Lewis via samba" <
samba at lists.samba.org>:

> Hi,
> I hope it's not a stupid question, but I'm mainly a Linux admin, and I'm
> really looking at Samba because of winbind, but there's something I don't
> really understand....
> People keep talking about computer accounts and joining the domain, but
> the guide I followed required "net ads join -k", which doesn't appear to
> require authentication, and so cannot have actually done anything on the
> domain, so I don't really understand what happens on the AD controller
> side, or if I need to somehow register with the domain, or if I can just
> authenticate anyway... and/or what net ads join -k did?
> I hope someone can clarify this for me.
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