Joining an Active Directory or FreeIPA domain
Fedora can join Active Directory and FreeIPA domains using the
If you want your Fedora machine to be part of an Active directory or FreeIPA domain just follow this steps
Gather needed information
If your network is not configured to automatically setup the DNS to the domain DNS, you will need the domain DNS IP address.
You will need to provide the credentials of a domain user with permissions to join new machines to the domain.
Configure the DNS to use the Active Directory or FreeIPA domain DNS servers (if your network uses DHCP to set this DNS to the correct server, skip this step) You can do this editing the network settings using the GNOME configuration panel or you can edit directly the file
/etc/systemd/resolved.confand add your DNS manually.
[Resolve] DNS=192.168.122.143 172.17.0.2 22.214.171.124
After saving the file, restart
$ sudo systemctl restart systemd-resolved
Change the machine name to the machine name you want + the domain name.
$ sudo hostnamectl set-hostname my_machine.example.domain
realmcommand to join the machine to the domain.
$ sudo realm join example.domain -v
After the command finished the machine should be part of the Active Directory or FreeIPA domain
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