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Joining a Domain on MacOS Mojave

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Article ID: 173944

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Advanced Secure Gateway Software - ASG ProxySG Software - SGOS

Issue/Introduction

Joining a MacOS workstation to a Domain

Resolution

THIS IS NOT OFFICIAL APPLE DOCUMENTATION. IF THESE STEPS DO NOT WORK PLEASE CONTACT APPLE.

First sync time with your NTP server (usually the domain) with the following command so the domain can be joined successfully:

sudo sntp -sS <NTP Server>

 

You should see similiar output to the following if successsful:

2018-09-29 19:42:41.448103 (-0200) +1087.742403 +/- 725.183462 pool.ntp.org 188.68.36.203 s2 no-leap

 

Now go to System Preferences > Users & Groups > Login Options, then click the Join button as outlined in the following screenshot:

 

Once the domain has been joined successfully you should now see the following green circle next to the domain name:

You have now successfully joined this machine to a domain.

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