Campus Active Directory - How to Identify Workstation Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)

Computers attached to the Campus Active Directory can be identified by their fully qualified domain name or FQDN . A computer's fully qualified domain name is in the form, [computer name].[domain]. This document will help you identify your computer's FQDN.

Examples:

bbadger.ad.wisc.edu
bbadger-pc.adtest.wisc.edu

Windows 7


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Windows 8/8.1


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Windows 10


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Mac OS

The fully qualified computer name can be determined by combining the Computer Account with the Active Directory Domain from the procedure below.


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Linux


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Note: The screenshots are from Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, OS X 10.10.5, and Ubuntu 15.10. Any OS X version will be similar to this one, and any Linux version will be similar to this version.

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