Migrating Active Directory from 2008 R2 to 2016, but want to keep same Domain controller computer name and IP RRS feed

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  • Hi All,

    I am having 4 domain controllers with single forest and single domain having 2008 R2. We are in the migrating process in which we will use new hardware and new installation of OS which will Windows 2016 and promote it to domain controllers and transfer roles please note that we have 4 new hardware’s and we will promote them to DC and demote old 2008 DC. I am having some applications which is using the computer name of 2008 domain controller, and we cannot change it from there. My questions are

    1) I want to keep my old computer names and IP’s for the new computer names which will be promoted to a DC

    2) If question one's answer is yes then how to do that

    Please note that I cannot change the computer name and IP of DC from application code so help me in this.

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018 5:53 AM