How to join computer to domain to a specific OU

I am running AD,

I want to join a computer to the domain but to a specific OU (I only have rights to that OU)

Can I do this from within Windows or do I have to do fromt he command prompt?

Also, do I do this from the PC i am trying to join?
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Dr_EgoAsked:
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martin_babarikConnect With a Mentor Commented:
1. One way is to pre-create the computer account in the desired OU. This has to be done in AD Users and Computers. Later when you joind the domain, the computer will be associated with the pre-created account.

2. You can also use the command
REDIRCMP <LDAP PATH>
for example
REDIRCMP ou=computers,dc=company,dc=com
When you simply join the computer to domain, it will autmatically fall into specified OU.
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KCTSCommented:
Here is a little tool that will do it for you http://www.jsifaq.com/SF/Tips/Tip.aspx?id=5956
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Dr_EgoAuthor Commented:
I get an "Automation Error"  after I put in my domain
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KCTSCommented:
Do you have rights to add a computer to the domain/OU ?
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Dr_EgoAuthor Commented:
Yes.

I can create users and groups. I dont see where I can create computers though.
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Dr_EgoAuthor Commented:
If I go to NEW  --> COMPUTER but do not see the "COMPUTER", does that mean I do not have rights?
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KCTSConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Looks like you don't have the necessary rights - you will need to get the domain admin to delegate the Add Computer right to you.
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Computer101Commented:
Forced accept.

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