Add Computer to domain different Container

Discussion in 'Active Directory' started by Mr.B, Jul 19, 2006.

  1. Mr.B

    Mr.B Guest

    By default new Computer is added to domain and placed to Computer container.
    I would like newly added Computers to be placed to different container,
    based on department or something similar.
    Can these be done automatically?
     
    Mr.B, Jul 19, 2006
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  2. See tip 7702 » How do I alter the default container that 'net computer \\ComputerName /add' uses?
    in the 'Tips & Tricks' at http://www.jsifaq.com
    See tip 5956 » JoinDom freeware will add a computer account in the specified OU and join a computer to the domain.
    See tip 8552 » In which Organizational Units is the logged on user able to create machine accounts?
    See tip 7617 » How can I get the NET commands to add users, groups, and computers to an Organization Unit that I define?

    Jerold Schulman
    Windows Server MVP
    JSI, Inc.
    http://www.jsiinc.com
    http://www.jsifaq.com
     
    Jerold Schulman, Jul 19, 2006
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  3. Hi,
    yes, you can do this with "redircmp"
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324949/en-us
     
    Yusuf Dikmenoglu, Jul 19, 2006
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  4. Mr.B

    Mr.B Guest

    That is ok. Good information.
    Question?
    What if I have tree departments? I name new computer that I going to add to
    domain. I name it by department which is going to belong.
    All links are showing, to do that manually. Can it be done, that computer is
    added to computer container, or define OU, and there is pick up automatically
    based on description or something else to be put to there departments OU,
    where its belong
     
    Mr.B, Jul 20, 2006
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