Managing Domain Machine Accounts using NT4 Server Manager
add machine script is essential
for machine trust accounts to be automatically created. This applies no matter whether
you use automatic account creation or the NT4 Domain Server Manager.
If the machine from which you are trying to manage the domain is an
MS Windows NT4 workstation or MS Windows 200x/XP Professional,
the tool of choice is the package called
When executed in the target directory it will unpack
(both are domain management tools for MS Windows NT4 workstation).
If your workstation is a Microsoft Windows 9x/Me family product,
you should download the
package from the Microsoft Web site.
When executed from the target directory, it will unpack the same tools but for use on
Further information about these tools may be obtained from Knowledge Base articles
(Server Manager for Domains) and follow these steps:
Procedure6.1.Server Manager Account Machine Account Management
From the menu select .
Click the name of the domain you wish to administer in the
Select Domain panel and then click
Again from the menu select .
In the dialog box, click the radio button to
Add NT Workstation of Server, then
enter the machine name in the field provided, and click the