Attaching a Mac to the domain
Posted by on 14 May 2015 02:03 PM

Click on "System Preferences" in the dock.

Click on "Users & Groups".

Unlock the "Users & Groups" window and then click on "Login Options".

Next to "Network Account Server" click on the "Join..." button.

Type in "" into the "Server" text field and click on the "OK" button.

In the "AD Admin User" and "AD Admin Password" text fields enter your domain admin login credentials.

Now click on the Edit button that shows up next to "Network Account Server: FCAD"

Click on "Open Directory Utility"

Unlock the "Directory Utility" window

Highlight "Active Directory" and click on the pen "Edit" icon

Click on the "arrow" for more options.

Click on the administrative tab server, Check "Prefer this domain server"

In the text field enter ""

Make sure the "Allow Administration by" is checked and "domain admins", "enterprise admins" are members of that group

Also make sure "Allow authentication from any domain in the forest" is checked.

Close the windows and your all done.

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