You can automate the domain-join process for LTI or ZTI deployments by modifying the settings listed in Table 167 in the Unattended.xml file used in the MDT deployment process.

Table 167. Settings in Unattended.xml to Modify for Joining a Domain




The user account credentials used to join the target computer to the domain specified in JoinDomain


The domain in which the user’s credentials specified in Username reside


The password used for the domain Administrator account specified in the Username setting to join the computer to the domain


The domain that the target computer joins after the target operating system is deployed


The AD DS OU in the target domain in which the computer account for the target computer is created


For more information about these settings, see Microsoft-Windows-UnattendedJoin.

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Joining Target Computers to AD DS Domains