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How to register a Windows Server to a Windows domain

Blog Post created by Patrick-Dussault Employee on Sep 15, 2017

In order to register as trusted host a Windows Machine to a specific
Windows Domain, do the following :

 

Windows Domain : training.com
Active Directory IP : 10.130.236.102

On the OS to be attached to the domain :

- Set the primary DNS server in the network configuration to be the IP
Address of the Domain Controller (where you just install the Active
Directory), as for example : 10.130.236.102

- In file C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts add the following :

10.130.236.102 training.com

- Click Start and Right Click on "My Computer", choose "Properties"
- click on tab "Computer Name"
- Click on "Change..."
- Select Domain and write Training.com
- Give the username and password of the Domain administrator :

administrator : mypassword

- Click "Ok";
- On window "Welcome to the training.com domain" Click "Ok";
- On windows "You must restart your computer before the new settings will take effect" Click "yes";

The PC will reboot. Once you will be able to connect to the machine using :

training\administrator
mypassword

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