Ansible Playbook to Join Ubuntu/Debian to Active Directory Using Realmd

Taylor Vories Jul 28, 2017

Ansible is a great tool to automate everything in your environment. This is an example of how I set up an Ansible playbook for newly deployed Linux server.

Overview

A while back, I was able to get my Ubuntu servers to join my Active Directory domain thanks to Wolfhaven’s excellent blog post on the topic. It was the most native way I could find to get the Active Directory integration to work. I took everything I learned from Wolfhaven and added it to an Ansible playbook to automate this for any server I deploy. There are enough complicated steps that Ansible ends up being the perfect option for documentation and automation.

The Code

Check out the code: https://github.com/tvories/ansible-realmd


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