Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

to get the most out of Oracle Linux, most organizations choose, or want to join Oracle Linux to their Windows Domain for Share/User ease

open up a shell prompt as root

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

install the necessary prerequisites

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

these too

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

done!

now let’s do the magic part!

authconfig-tui

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

setup exactly as shown below

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

customize for your domain (if you select /sbin/nologin you will not be able to login ssh)

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

now enter your domain administrator password (only works with administrator account)

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

perfect! Joined the Domain successfully!

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

now we need to reboot (only when it involves windows does this happen in Linux)

you should notice a new computer object in AD Users & Computers

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

now we should be able to login with domain credentials:

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

notice that there is no home directories, that’s another article

how do i SU to a domain user? su user@DOMAIN

 Join Oracle Linux 6 to Windows Domain

that’s it! You have successfully joined Oracle to an Active Directory Domain!

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