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Placing a computer in the domain - Windows Vista

Microsoft has ceased security support for Windows Vista on 10 April 2012,. This means that PCs running Windows Vista will no longer be safe to use.

Please contact your 1A partner to obtain a more recent operating system or a new PC.
This manual is for older systems and/or software and is no longer maintained.

This manual is meant for users of the 1A-server. It explains how to add a computer to the domain of your 1A-server. By adding computer to the domain the computer will have full access to the server as much as your permissions allow. The computer will also become visible in the 1A-manager.


To complete this manual, you will need:

  • A computer connected to your 1A-server
  • Your username and password
  • The permissions of a domain administrator
  • The Microsoft Windows Network name of your 1A-server
  • The domain name of your 1A-server


Open the 'Control Panel'
  • Click the start button
  • Click Control Panel
Open the 'Control Panel'
Open the property window of the computer
  • Double-click Systeem
  • On the left side, click Remote Settings
Open the property window of the computer
Open window 'Change identification'
  • Go to the tab Computer name
  • Click Change
Open window 'Change identification'
Adding the computer to the domain
  • At 'Member of' select Domain:
  • Enter the name of your domain
  • Click OK
Adding the computer to the domain
Enter information
  • Enter your username and password
  • Click OK
Enter information
The computer will now be added to the domain of your 1A-server
  • If a confirmation window pops up, click OK