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
install the necessary prerequisites
now let’s do the magic part!
setup exactly as shown below
customize for your domain (if you select /sbin/nologin you will not be able to login ssh)
now enter your domain administrator password (only works with administrator account)
perfect! Joined the Domain successfully!
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
now we should be able to login with domain credentials:
notice that there is no home directories, that’s another article
how do i SU to a domain user? su user@DOMAIN
that’s it! You have successfully joined Oracle to an Active Directory Domain!
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