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How to Join ESXi Host into AD Domain

Every organization uses Active Directory for authentication and management of systems and servers. Where all the servers are added into the Active Directory Domain. In our previous posts we have seen on how to add VCSA into Active Directory.

ESXi Host also has option to join into the Active Directory Domain. In this post we will see on How to Join ESXi host into Active Directory Domain. It is an simple and easy task to Join. In this post we will be using the ESXi host 6.5 and we will be adding ESXi host into Active Directory Domain using ESXi Host web Client.

So Let’s see How to Add ESXi Host into AD Domain:

Step 1:
Login to ESXi Host web client by using ESXi IP address or Hostname.
Click on Manage under Navigator.
Click Security and Users tab.
Choose Authentication.
Click on Join Domain.

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Step 2:
Provide the Domain Name and Credentials.
Click on Join domain.

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Step 3:
As you can see that ESXi Host is joined to the Domain.

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That’s it. Using this way you can easily add ESXi Hosts into Active Directory Domain.

Check below post for Joining VCSA to AD Domain:

How to Join VCSA into AD Domain ?

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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 2 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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