RE: Prompt To Join Computer To Domain
Keith, I still have not been able to find anything on this. It does seem
like there is something wrong with this feature in Vista. I will post if I
> Jerry, I know your post is very old, but if you happen to read my reply, did
> you ever figure this out? We are in the same boat. We do not want to
> "autojoin" a domain, but we DO want it to prompt us to join the domain. This
> was rather easy under sysprep with Windows XP, but I haven't figured it out
> under Vista. I'm beginning to think Vista can't do this, which just doesn't
> make sense that you'd loose this capability.
> If anyone else reads this message and knows how to do this, I would
> appreciate knowing how you did this. Thank you.
> "JerryG" wrote:
> > Does anyone know how to get Vista Setup to prompt you to join a computer to
> > join a computer to a domain? My company has multiple domains and 2000 and XP
> > used JoinDomain= in Sysprep and it always prompts to join the domain if you
> > leave the credentials empty, however the unattend.xml does not seem to work
> > the same. If you leave credentials empty it will not prompt for a domain, it
> > will just assume it is a WORKGROUP.
> > Any help would be appreciated.
> > <component name="Microsoft-Windows-UnattendedJoin"
> > processorArchitecture="x86" publicKeyToken="31bf3856ad364e35"
> > language="neutral" versionScope="nonSxS"
> > xmlns:wcm="http://schemas.microsoft.com/WMIConfig/2002/State"
> > xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
> > <Identification>
> > <Credentials>
> > <Domain></Domain>
> > <Username></Username>
> > <Password></Password>
> > </Credentials>
> > <JoinDomain>DOMAINNAME</JoinDomain>