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Joining Mac to SBS 2003 Domain

Software Version Used OSX 10.5.2

I have researched into how to connect the Mac to a Windows Domain and according to Microsoft's Technet the instructions are as follows. However due to Mac Updates the naming conventions for some of the items may differ.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc160813.aspx

Macintosh Direct Access Client Configuration
Open the Direct Access Utility.
Click Enable next to Active Directory, and then click Active Directory.
Click Configure, then enter your Active Directory Forest and Domain.
Enter a computer ID for your Mac client.
Click Unhide Advanced Options, and select the Cache Last User Login for Offline Operation and Allow Administration by: check boxes.
Add the usernames and groups that you want to give administrative access to your Mac in the format domain name\user or group, and then click Bind. You will be prompted for a user account with rights to join your domain.
Click OK and then click Authentication at the top. Make sure Active Directory is still highlighted.
Click Custom Path in the Search dropdown list, and then click Add at the bottom.
Select your Active Directory Domain from the list and click Add.
Click Contacts, and then Add.
Click Apply and close the Directory Access window.

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