Windows Server 2008 R2: Offline domain join

Since Windows NT4, clients who wanted to join a domain always needed a direct connection to the domain, either via VPN, dial-in or direct connection. New in Windows Server 2008 R2 (download link) is the option for an offline domain join. A new program is introduced called djoin.exe. We can use djoin.exe to join a computer […]

Since Windows NT4, clients who wanted to join a domain always needed a direct connection to the domain, either via VPN, dial-in or direct connection. New in Windows Server 2008 R2 (download link) is the option for an offline domain join. A new program is introduced called djoin.exe. We can use djoin.exe to join a computer to the domain without actually having a connection to it.

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