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Changing the ip Address

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Hi experts,

Can i be able to the change the ip address of a DC...let's say from 172.2.4.35 to 172.2.6.37...
This DC has DCHP,DNS,WINS...

Cheers for now,


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Hi agbor1960,
Yes you can but if your clients are statically assigned they will need changing also, of yout using DHCP for all your addresses it wont matter (change the DNS server IP and the WINS server IP in the DHCP scope though)

Right click my network places, select properties
right click the connection select properties
drill down to TCP/IP
and make thye change

Then open administrative tools > dns

On the scope properties change the IP address of the WINS and DNS server to your new IP address, then reboot the server

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agbor1960,
also depending on the subnet mask that new IP address may be on another network! check it first
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oK guys thanks a lot for your help, i think it will be in the same subnet range though...but i will check it out tomorrow..
because right now in europe is almost 10.pm but in about 9hrs i will post more details if any...

Thanks again for your quick response...
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ThanQ
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i have not tried it yet but i got some information that it will be in different subnet... might that be a problem???

Cheers for now,
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Hi guys- FYI--- we did the ip address change from one subnet to another and there were no problems...
Thanks again and have a nice one....

Cheers

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