Hey Guys,

Here’s a brief Video of how to join a domain offline. Very Simple and explained in text below as well.

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On Your Domain Controller, open a Command Prompt as Administrator.


djoin /provision /domain vcaleechurn.me /machine WIN8ENT /savefile domain.txt

domain is the domain you want to join and machine is the name of the client you want to join.

– Copy the file domain.txt to the client computer

On the client computer, open a command prompt as Administrator and type:

djoin /requestODJ /loadfile domain.txt /windowspath %systemroot% /localos

Reboot and You are all Set to go.

To do an offline join with Direct Access Enabled.

On the remote access server type the following:

djoin /provision /domain vcaleechurn.me /machine WIN8ENT /policynames DA Client Settings /savefile domain.txt

On the client computer type:

djoin /requestODJ /loadfile domain.txt /windowspath %windir% /localos