Joining a Windows 7 Computer to the Active Directory
Note: You must complete preparation steps before joining your computer to Austin Active Directory.
Click the Start button, and select Control Panel.
In the Computer name, domain and workgroup settings section, click Change settings.
Click the Computer Name tab.
In the Computer description field, enter a new computer name that complies with the Austin domain naming convention.
Ensure Domain is selected and enter "austin.utexas.edu" in the Domain field.
Enter the user name and password of your organizational unit's administrative account, and then click OK.
Click OK twice and then click Yes.
Restart the machine.
Last updated August 6, 2012 @ 12:51 pm