This command creates an Active Directory configuration record. After running this command, run activedirectory list to obtain the ID of the configuration record, and then run activedirectory modify to join the cluster to the Active Directory server using the ID you obtained.
Views exposed as SMB shares will work only if the cluster is joined to Active Directory with LDAP configuration of the same Active Directory server. This includes views that are exposed only to SMB and multiprotocol views that are exposed to both SMB and NFS.
Active Directory Windows 2008R2 or newer.
Active Directory server to join, with the DNS server of the VAST Cluster able to resolve the _ldap and _kerberos SRV records of the Active Directory (AD) domain.
User credentials for an admin user with permission to create and modify machine accounts within the Organizational Unit (OU) in the Active Directory domain to which you want to add the new machine object for the cluster.
activedirectory create [--name NAME] --machine-account-name MACHINE_NAME [--organizational-unit OU] --domain-name
Specifies a name for the machine object that will be created for the cluster within Active Directory, inside the Organizational Unit (see
Sets the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the Active Directory domain to join.
For example: company.com
vcli: admin> activedirectory create --machine-account-name cluster1 --domain-name company.com --organizational-unit OU=Computers,DC=company,DC=com
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