How to Join a Computer Using PowerShell

Last Updated on February 20, 2017 by admin

Sometimes you may have to join a computer to a Windows Domain in a single step orwnat to automate this in s script or you don't have any GUI available such as the case with Windows Core Server.

Here are the Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1: Open PowerShell with administrative privileges.

Step 2: Type in the following command then press enter on your keyboard. Make sure to change the name of your domain and username.

add-computer –domainname -Credential AD\adminuser -restart –force

Step 3: Provide the password for a domain account that has sufficient privileges to join the computer with a domain.

The PC will restart then and once it has been rebooted, the user can login with his/her domain credentials.

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