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Standalone media in SCCM 2012 R2: Join a domain

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I'm using SCCM 2012 R2 to deploy operating systems via a USB standalone image and task sequence.

With the standalone media, our PCs will still have a network connection, and upon boot-up into the USB SSCM environment, we are specifying an IP, subnet and DNS.

However, the PCs are not joining the domain via the "Join Domain" task sequence.

I've read about a djoin option using MDT's "Offline Join Domain" task sequence, or via a custom script, but it seems a little burdensome.

Any tips on why this isn't working or how we can get it to work?
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Question by:Firstcom
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by:Nagendra Pratap Singh
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Maybe the network driver is no working or the account used to add is locked etc.

Check your last smsts.log or upload it here.
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by:Firstcom
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The account is fine. I use it daily.

The network driver is fine as well because this is the same task sequence used to deploy via the network.
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by:Nagendra Pratap Singh
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oh ok.
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by:merowinger
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Check the smsts.log and the %SystemRoot%\debug\netsetup.log file for problems
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by:Firstcom
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Waiting for new thumb drives to come in to troubleshoot.
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You cannot join a domain (easily) with offline media.
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by:Firstcom
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Discovered the solution on my own.
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by:lyncks
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Hi

Can you type it here please?

Thanks
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