[Samba] Change default OU for Computers

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Aug 11 15:09:10 UTC 2022

On Thu, 2022-08-11 at 19:57 +0500, Anton Shevtsov via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> Is possible to Change Default Computer OU?
> Can I change the default OU of a computers?
> As example, from OU=Computers to OU=Nodes
> So that newly added computers are immediately located there.
> samba-tool computer add Node1
> And Node1 live here - CN=Node1,OU=Nodes,DC=Domain,DC=my
> p.s. i know about
> samba-tool computer move ...
> samba-tool computer add Node1 --computerou ...

Fairly easy for Linux computers, you just add 'createcomputer=OU' to
the 'net ads join', see 'net help ads join' for more info.

Not sure about Windows though, there is probably something similar, try
an internet search.


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