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Re: [Samba] change IP of AD DC




On Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:00:19 +0200
Christian via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 25.10.2018 15:41, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > On Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:31:44 +0200
> > Christian via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> >> Dear list,
> >>
> >> I had to change the name of the AD DC on a test setup (only one
> >> DC). What changes do I have to apply for samba? This is using
> >> bind9_DLZ. Thanks,
> >>
> >> Christian
> >>
> > 
> > If you are talking a test Samba AD DC, then the easiest thing to do
> > is to provision again, if something else, please provide more info.
> > 
> > Rowland
> 
> OK, then let's say it is not a test setup. How do I proceed? I assume
> there are some of the SRV records to change etc... Thanks,
> 
> Christian
> 

Whilst 4.9.0 came with the new rename tool, it isn't fully working and
isn't recommended for use on production.

If you really need to change a DC's name, then you need to setup a new
computer with the required name, join this to the domain and then
demote and remove the original DC. To put it another way, you cannot
change a DC's name etc (yet).

Rowland
 

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