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Description

These instructions will help you bind your Windows computers to a Directory structure. By creating this fileset you can automate the binding process.

Ingredients

  • Active Directory domain
  • Windows 7, 8, or 10 filewave client
  • FileWave Admin

Directions

  1. Download the Active Directory join fileset template: Active-Directory-Join.fileset.zip.
  2. Unzip and import the fileset into FileWave Admin.
  3. In the Fileset tab, double-click the Active Directory Join fileset, select the joindomain.ps1 file and select "Edit Text".

  4. Modify these variables to reflect your Active Directory environment:

    -$user
    -$password
    -$domain
    -$ou


    THIS SCRIPT WILL FORCE THE MACHINE TO RESTART. IF THAT IS NOT THE BEHAVIOR THAT IS DESIRED REMOVE THIS LINE FROM THE JOINDOMAIN.PS1 FILE: 
    Restart-Computer -Force
    THIS SCRIPT WILL DELETE ITSELF ONCE IT HAS RAN ON THE CLIENT MACHINE LOCALLY.






    Example:

    For the user, please use full path like

     $user = "domain\username"

  5. Save your changes and you are ready to associate your fileset to your Windows 7, 8, & 10 client machines!