IT: How to Join Machines to Your Active Directory Domain.
IMPORTANT NOTE: It is not a security best practice to use a DOMAIN ADMIN account for joining systems to the domain as this is a domain-wide account with access to every server and computer typically. Also, domain admin accounts usually have access to many other Windows resources within the Active Directory domain. For these reasons and more, the least privilege account approach should always.
As I wrote earlier today I am provisioning Virtual Machines with PowerCLI. I don’t know if this is intentional behaviour but after Deploying (Cloning) a Virtual Machine from a template the Network Adapter is not automatically connected at power on. This made the Join Domain operation which is party of the Customization Specification to fail.
Now that you have finished moving your Domain Controller Azure VM to a Virtual Network) you need to be able to join a machine to your azure hosted domain controller. You need to make sure that you have your machine within the correct virtual network, and move your Azure VM to a Virtual Network if necessary. On top of that you need to have the your domains DNS server configured for your.
Azure Active Directory is not Active Directory! If you’ve been working with Azure for a while you likely already know this, but this topic is something I see over and over again with people who are getting started with Azure. Azure Active Directory is not a cloud version of Active Directory, and in fact, it bears minimal resemblance to its on-premises namesake at all.
Attempting to join a virtual machine to the domain failed when the user name contained a period When a virtual machine's username contained a period, Horizon FLEX failed to join it to the Active Directory domain. This issue is resolved. Horizon FLEX 1.5 removes the period from the machine name. Users could not view the list of virtual machines they were entitled to use The Horizon FLEX server.
If you are not using MCS, join the master image to the domain where applications and desktops are members. Ensure that the master image is available on the host where the machines are created. If you are using MCS, joining the master image to a domain is not required. The provisioned machines are joined to the domain specified in the catalog creation wizard.
First on the Overview landing page for the device configuration profile, after your users or devices have completed Autopilot, the Profile type - Domain Join (Preview) will show as “Not Applicable” for all devices (and users) regardless of the status of the device that completes Autopilot and domain joins via the profile. Here’s an example of what you will likely see on the overview of.