Adding PC to specific OU in MDT 2010

Posted on 2011-05-05
Last Modified: 2012-06-14
Hi All,

I hope you can all help me....I am having some issues joining my PC image to the domain and then to a specific OU in MDT 2010.  Here is the section from my Rules file.

MachineObjectOU=OU=Windows 7,OU=Company Computers, DC=Domain,DC=ca

If I take out the MachineObjectOU the computer joins to the domain just fine, but puts the PC in the default computer OU.  I need it to go to a specific OU.  If I leave the line in there the computer doesn't join to the domain.

Any help on this would be amazing as it is the last thing I need to do to finish off this image.

Question by:Christian Couture
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    by:Joseph Moody
    Does the account adding the machine to the domain have permission to create/delete computer accounts in that OU?

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    by:Christian Couture
    Hmmmm I don't know how would I check that?  I know it has permissions to add it to the domain.
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    Right click on the OU and select properties (you may want to make sure advanced features (under view) is enabled. You will do this in Active Directory Users and Computers.

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    by:Christian Couture
    Awesome that totally worked.  thanks for your help i was racking my brain on that.
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    by:Joseph Moody
    No problem. Sometimes, it just takes an outside eye.

    Expert Comment

    I know this is the issue I am having just wondering if someone can tell me the path to get to create/delete computers for the OU in Win 2008 R2

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