Unable to 'rejoin a domain' using prepare for image capture task

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Article ID: 184852

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Deployment Solution

Issue/Introduction

Customers use the 'prepare for image capture' task to rejoin the sysprep system back to the domain and the domain join fail

Computer doesn't join the domain.

Cause

The task pulls the domain information from the 'username' field under the 'enter credentials....' text.  If the domain name isn't entered using the complete FQDN the domain join will not work.

Environment

DS 8.x

Resolution

Enter the FQDN name for the domain.  This domain name is placed in the unattend.xml file that Windows reads when the system boots back to production.