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add a linux 6.4 system to windows domain

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hi experts,

 how do I add a linux machine to a windows domain? I don't have the domain administrator password but i'm a member of the domain administrators group.
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You can use authconfig-tui.
authconfig-tui 1authconfig-tui 2On the second screen:
- enter the NetBIOS domain name for Domain (all caps)
- enter a comma-separated list of the FQDNs of your DCs for Domain Controllers
- enter the full domain name for ADS Realm (all caps)
Then select Join Domain and enter credentials.
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hi footech,

 i tried this and it's not working. I enter domain\userid and password and it just takes me back to the same screen. i've also tried userid and password.
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It should take you back to the same screen.  After the join select OK.
Check your AD to see if the account has been created.  Let me know if not.
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thank you!
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