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How to connect Ubuntu Linux Desktop 21.04 to an Active Directory domain
Canonical has made it easy for admins to join Ubuntu Desktop to Active Directory domains, enabling users to work on a more reliable and secure platform and making Linux desktops a more viable option for businesses. Learn how to connect Ubuntu Linux Desktop 21.04 to an Active Directory domain in this tutorial.
Ubuntu 21.04 was made available last month, and it has been quite the hit with both end users and businesses. Although you won't find a massive amount of new features, what is there should be considered a significant step forward for enterprise and other business use cases.
One particular feature that network and security admins will greatly appreciate is the ability to easily connect Ubuntu Desktop to an Active Directory domain. With this newly added ability, Linux desktops have become a more viable option for companies. The added benefit of this is users will be working on a more reliable and secure platform.
How do you join a new instance of Ubuntu Desktop to an Active Directory domain? I'm going to show you.