Domain specifies the name of the domain used for an account authentication. Domain is used to authenticate an account before the computer can be joined to a domain during Windows® Setup.

Values

Domain_name

Specifies the name of the domain used to authenticate an account. Domain_name is a string. The value may be either a fully qualified DNS domain name or a NetBIOS domain name.

If a value for Domain is not specified, Username must use the user principal name (UPN) format (user@fully-qualified-DNS-domain), NetBIOS-domain\username format, or the fully-qualified-DNS-domain\username format.

This string type does not support empty elements. Do not create an empty value for this setting.

Valid Passes

specialize

Parent Hierarchy

Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-UnattendedJoin.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to set the identification credentials.

  Copy Code
<Identification>
   <Credentials>
	<Domain>fabrikam.com</Domain>
	<Password>MyPassword</Password>
	<Username>MyUserName</Username>
   </Credentials>
   <JoinDomain>fabrikam.com</JoinDomain>
   <MachinePassword>ComputerPassword</MachinePassword>
</Identification>

See Also

Concepts

Credentials