Description: Canaries support a Windows File Share service, which can be run in both workgroup and Active Directory (AD) mode. The below steps take you through joining your Canary to your AD using the bluetooth configuration.
Note: Remotely joining your Canary to AD is now possible from version 2.1.1 and Virtual Canary from version 2.1.2. Most people find that the most convenient method for joining.
In preparation to join an AD, you'll need these resources:
Follow the steps below to join your Canary to an AD.
Power off your Canary, hold down the configuration button (which is also the status LED), then plug it back into the power source.
After a few seconds, the LED will show purple, at which point you can let go of the button.
On the management page, select options and services you wish to enable. An easy approach is to select one of the pre-built profiles:
It's important to ensure that:
If you are unsure whether to enable guest access, you can read about the pros and cons over here.
A number of steps will run to ensure that the domain is reachable and functioning as expected.
The bird's configuration will complete automatically once the domain join process is completed and credentials verified successfully.
Click "Specify pre-Windows 2000 domain name", and enter the domain name in the "Pre-Windows 2000 Domain Name" field.
Click "Advanced config", then select your signing level.
Your Canary expects to be able to extract domain information from the DNS servers handed out by DHCP. If your Canary has a static IP configuration, please check out this article.