Security News > 2021 > June > How to easily join an AlmaLinux server to an Active Directory Domain with Cockpit
Jack Wallen shows you just how easy it is to join an existing AlmaLinux server to an Active Directory domain via a web-based GUI. If you've begun deploying AlmaLinux into your data center or your cloud-hosted services, you might have a reason to join those servers to your existing Active Directory domain.
To make this work, you'll need an instance of AlmaLinux, a running Active Directory Domain Controller, and a user with sudo privileges.
Figure A. How to connect AlmaLinux to the domain.
You're now ready to connect AlmaLinux to the domain.
Figure C. At this point, AlmaLinux is now connected to the domain.
Figure D. Congratulations, you've just joined your AlmaLinux server to an Active Directory domain, via the web-based GUI, Cockpit.