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Pre-Creating a Windows Computer in Active Directory

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Article Number : KB0011218
Published on : 2022-11-22
Last modified : 2022-11-22 18:45:29
Knowledge Base : IT Public Self Help

OU Administrators should perform this step from the computer they use to manage the domain, not on the computer to be joined.

  1. Click the Start button

  2. Search for and open Active Directory Users and Computers.

  3. In the left pane, select the organizational unit (OU) where the computer account will be created.

  4. Right-click the right pane and select New, and then select Computer.

  5. Enter the name of the machine to be added in the Computer Name field.

  6. Click Change.

  7. Enter the name of the group or user that will join the machine to the domain in the Enter the object name to select field.

  8. Click Check Names to verify that the name has been entered correctly and click OK.

  9. Click Next twice and then click Finish.




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