How to join Mac OS X computer to Active Directory

Can Macintosh computer join Active Directory? The answer is yes. Before joining a Mac OS X machine to the Active Directory, you need to know the domain of your Active Directory Server and your login credential.

To join/bind your Macintosh machine to Active Directory, just follow below steps:-

  • Log into the Apple computer you want to join to the domain. You must be logged into an account with Administrator access.
  • Open the Directory Utility, which is located in:
    10.5 (Leopard): /Applications/Utilities
    10.6 (Snow Leopard): /System/Library/CoreServices Continue reading