If a Mac is joined to the domain, then can a domain admin account be used to deploy the Kace agent?

Our Mac's are on the domain and have the Domain Admins as well as a domain admin service account as administrators when you go through the Macintosh Directory Utility deal to join it to the domain. But if I deploy using a domain admin account that is an admin on the Mac, it fails. If I deploy using a local admin on the Mac, it succeeds.

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Macs get a cert from the domain when you join.  when you image that is a different machine so the cert is invalid and domain credentials are useless.  create your mac master with the local user and then use a post task to join it to the domain.
Answered 05/06/2015 by: SMal.tmcc
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  • Thanks for the response. This isn't for images though. With regard to existing Macs that are already joined to the domain, we're hoping there's a way to deploy the agent using a domain account instead of a local account.

    If we use a local account, then any end user who has admin rights (not my choice), will be able to change the password of the account we want to use to deploy with.
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