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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Domain join

You can also join Nano Server to a domain using the djoin.exe command line.

We have two ways of doing that:

  • The first option is a blob-based domain join. It means that you should generate a blob from a domain joined machine located in the same domain, and then copy that blob over to Nano Server. Then, apply that blob to the image in offline or online mode.
    • To harvest a data blob from a domain machine that is already running Windows Server 2016, from an elevated command prompt, run the following command:
djoin.exe /provision /domain <domain-name> /machine <machine-name> /savefile .\odjblob 
  • Next, we need to copy that harvest data blob <odjblob> into the Nano Server machine using PowerShell remoting, and then join it to the ...

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