NNS ADix - How to...Create Computer Objects

This topic describes how to create computer objects with NNS ADix.

The following table contains a list attributes which are mandatory when creating user objects:

Attribute Type Description
path single-valued The object path of the computer object to create.
Example: LDAP://cn=pc0001,cn=computers,dc=dom,dc=com
class single-valued Provides the object class. Must be set to 'computer'.
sAMAccountName single-valued The pre-Windows 2000 logon name. The pre-Windows 2000 logon name is required to be unique across a domain.

In addition to the mandatory attributes you can set various optional attributes. The following table
contains a list of some attributes you can set:

Attribute Type Description
userAccountControl single-valued Set this attribute value to 4096 if the computer object should be trusted by the domain.
netbootGUID single-valued If you want to pre-stage computer accounts RIS/WDS, provide the 128-bit UUID/GUID of the computer object to create.
Example: {01234567-1234-1234-1234-012345678901} or 67452301341234121234012345678901
memberOf multi-valued The groups, that the computer is a member of. The import file can contain the distinguished names or the pre-Windows 2000 logon names of the groups.
The Directory Services always stores these values as distinguished names.


The following example creates a computer object named 'pc0001' which should be pre-staged for RIS/WDS installation:



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