offline DJ benefits
- save time and effort for large deployments (datacenters, labs, new dept, large scale PC deployment)
- doesn't require network connectivity
- auto-joined @ first boot and no reboot
- unattended.xml if wanted
- "/downlevel" for pre-R2 DCs
- new in win-12: allows direct access config
Provisioning command to add computer to domain:
from DC, create Base64 security file valid only for computer named specified.
copy blob.txt (base64 security file) created in command above to target computer
from the computer to join, issue command then restart.