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When we add a machine to the domain will the machine name be added automaticaly to the ADS>Domain name >users>Domain admin > Members.

Please suggest.

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I'm not sure what you mean by "ADS>Domain name >users>Domain admin > Members"...maybe you could explain a bit more.

bsharathAuthor Commented:
In the active directory console below the domain name we have users OU in that there is a Domain admin in that members are machine names.

no it will not, this is a bad config!


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bsharathAuthor Commented:

You mean to say the server is not configured properly.

Please advice.

well your domain admins group should have literally, your domain admins and that is it. No other accounts should be in there least of all computer accounts


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Brian PiercePhotographerCommented:
I dont know why your new computers are going in the Domain Admins OU, however explains how you can change the default OU for new objects and may cure your problem.
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