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Renaming a 2012 server DC

    Question

  • If you for any reason would have to rename a DC in a single DC domain (Windows 2012), what is the best procedure to do so?
    Tuesday, July 16, 2013 8:47 AM

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  • 1st step: Domain functional level must be at least Windows Server 2003
    2nd step: From the command prompt running as administrator, run the following command:
    netdom computername OLD_DC_FQDN /add:NEW_DC_FQDN

    bron: http://www.cosonok.com/2012/11/renaming-windows-server-2008-r2-domain.html

    Wednesday, July 17, 2013 7:09 AM

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  • 1st step: Domain functional level must be at least Windows Server 2003
    2nd step: From the command prompt running as administrator, run the following command:
    netdom computername OLD_DC_FQDN /add:NEW_DC_FQDN

    bron: http://www.cosonok.com/2012/11/renaming-windows-server-2008-r2-domain.html

    Wednesday, July 17, 2013 7:09 AM
  • Thanks!
    I figured that it would be the same procedure as before... i.e. no different on 2012. Someone told me it wasn't possible.


    Stefan

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013 10:48 AM